Tuesday, June 20, 2006

US Congressmen: EU Should Urge Turkey to Recognize Armenian Genocide

US Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) has urged the European Union (EU) to press Turkey to meet its accession criteria, properly recognize the Armenian Genocide and end its ongoing blockade against Armenia, reports the Armenian Assembly of Armenia. The congressional correspondence, addressed to European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and signed by nearly two dozen lawmakers, states that Turkey's progress towards establishing guarantees for democracy, rule of law, human rights and respect and protection of minorities remains wholly inadequate.

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