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Samantha Power: Trump should follow suit and recognize Armenian Genocide

U.S. President Donald Trump should now follow suit and recognize the Armenian Genocide, former US Ambassador to UN Samantha Power tweeted. “US Senate just recognized the Armenian Genocide. President Trump should now follow suit, on behalf of all

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VIDEO – US Senate’s resolution recognizing Armenian Genocide

1) Full text of US Senate’s resolution recognizing Armenian Genocide № S.Res.150 , 12.12.2019 – http://citizenship-western-armenia.info/en/archives/1788

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Full text of US Senate’s resolution recognizing Armenian Genocide

The U.S. Senate unanimously adopted resolution calling to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through official recognition and remembrance and to reject efforts to associate the United States Government with denial of the Armenian Genocide. The full text of the resolution is as follows:

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US Senate approves Armenian Genocide resolution

The U.S. Senate approves unanimous consent request on the adoption of S.Res.150 recognizing the Armenian Genocide. Senators Robert Menendez and Ted Cruz presented the resolution for the fourth time, and this time it was not objected by any of the senators.

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Bishop Sahag Maşalyan elected Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople

Bishop Sahag Maşalyan has been elected the 85th Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople. The final election for the Patriarch took place this morning at the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople. A total of 119 delegates elected the new Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople.

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US Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves Turkey sanctions

Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to impose sanctions against Turkey. Committee members voted in favor of the resolution 18-4 to send the bipartisan measure to full Senate. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its own Turkey sanctions

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Today is the international day of remembrance of genocide victims and prevention of this crime

In September 2015, the UN General Assembly, at the initiative of Armenia, decided to declare December 9 as International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The day was chosen because that day in 1948, the General Assembly adopted the Convention on …

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Armenia remembers victims of 1988 quake

Armenia was shocked by the devastating earthquake that struck Spitak city on December 7, 1988, at 11:41am local time, that is,  31 years ago on this day.

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Gevorg Danielyan: Culture, science, education, language, spiritual heritage are under state protection

After the constitutional amendments of 2015, at least five values, such as culture, science, education, the Armenian language and spiritual heritage, are protected by the state. No norms that contradict these values can be adopted by laws or other normative acts, as they will contradict the Constitution, said a former member of the Supreme Judicial …

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Legendary explorer Gohar Vardanyan passes away

Legendary explorer Gohar Vardanyan has passed away. This is what writer and publicist Gurgen Khazhakyan wrote on his Facebook page. Gohar Vardanyan was born on January 25, 1926 in Gyumri. In the early 1930s, she and her family moved to Iran.

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