U.S. Senate passes resolution recognising Armenian genocide, angering Turkey

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The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognises as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, a move that infuriated Turkey and further strained ties between Ankara and Washington.

Turkey condemned the measure, saying it will not help improve relations with the United States. The two NATO allies are already at loggerheads over several issues, including Ankara’s purchase of Russian missile defense systems and policy over Syria.

The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the resolution by an overwhelming majority in...


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U.S. Senate passes resolution recognising Armenian genocide, angering Turkey


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