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Biden declares mass murder of Armenians a genocide

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April 24, 2021
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Fulfilling promise, Biden recognizes massacre of Armenians as genocide

Wilmington, Del. President Joe Biden has formally recognized that the systematic killings and deportations of hundreds of thousands of Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century were “genocide” – using a term for the atrocities that his White House predecessors have avoided for decades over concerns of alienating…
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April 24, 2021
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Biden Recognizes Massacres of Armenians as Genocide

WASHINGTON—President Biden formally declared the massacres of Armenians in the early 20th century to be genocide, fulfilling a campaign promise to Armenian-Americans and others who have sought such an official acknowledgment for decades. Mr. Biden’s declaration Saturday is the first such formal statement by a sitting U.S. president and will…
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April 24, 2021
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Biden to recognize atrocities against Armenians as genocide

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The systematic killing and deportation of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century was “genocide,” the United States formally declared on Saturday, as President Joe Biden used that precise word after the White House had avoided it for decades…
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April 24, 2021