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Biden formally recognizes Armenian Genocide. Praise from Yerevan, anger from Turkey

Biden formally recognizes Armenian Genocide. Praise from Yerevan, anger from Turkey
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Turkey Summons US Ambassador, Says Armenian Genocide Statement “Alienating” A NATO Ally

Turkey Summons US Ambassador, Says Armenian Genocide Statement “Alienating” A NATO Ally

Turkey has responded to Biden’s Armenian Genocide statement from early in the day by summoning US Ambassador David Satterfield to Ankara, according to state-run Anadolu news agency. In addition to the swift condemnation from Turkey a mere minutes after the statement was out, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry also asserted Biden’s statement is “null and void in terms of international law” and that it “caused a wound that was difficult to repair.”

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Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer
April 25, 2021

With all due respect, i was lierally ROFLMAO when you said Turkey had no option to respond to the latest batshit crazy fuck-up of geriatric Joe and his gang of keystone cops.

Who do you think is organizing and supporting the oil theft of the U.S. from Syria which the U.S. existentially relies on ? None other than Turkey.

Biden is beyond insane. It’s almost as if he’s willfully ruining thr U.S. Maybe there’s more truth to the “Beijing Biden” name than meets the eye.

Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer
Reply to  Franz Beckenbauer
April 25, 2021

And now you have the russian navy sailing the mediterranean. Someone must have let them through the Bosporus. What a coincidence.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
April 25, 2021

Here from The Daily Sabah from Turkey: ” Australians Saturday reacted to Armenian diaspora organizations who condemned and protested Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison for not defining the events of 1915 as “genocide.” In his letter to the Armenian associations, Morrison stated that in 1915 the Armenian people were “displaced and experienced a great tragedy” and that this tragedy triggered a great aid campaign in Australia. Morrison did not use the phrase “genocide” in his letter. Armenian Australian diaspora organizations condemned Morrison in the message they publish every year on April 24. Armenian associations accused Morrison of not keeping his… Read more »

Dance Macabre
Dance Macabre
Reply to  Helga I. Fellay
April 25, 2021

So, when will Biden be standing with his loyal fief Poland and declaring the genocide of Volhynia/Galicia, as the Poles did?

Never? later maybe, they’ll get back to you on that one?

Cathy Ashheap
Cathy Ashheap
Reply to  Dance Macabre
April 25, 2021

Yes, maybe we should look into that………? Let me check with my superiors.

Last edited 3 months ago by Cathy Ashheap
Reply to Cathy
Reply to Cathy
Reply to  Cathy Ashheap
April 25, 2021

The janitor said NO!.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
April 25, 2021

The so-called Armenian Genocide happened under the Ottoman Empire, long since gone. Many Armenians died, and it’s still not exactly clear whether they were driven out of Turkey due to some internal conflicts, and how many were killed as a result of the conflict or died during the long Exodus out of Turkey. We will probably never know the answer. What is the point of antagonizing the current Turkish government by meddling in its ancient history, other than to create more current global conflicts.  The US is in no position to accuse other nations of crimes it itself has committed. The first thought… Read more »

Dance Macabre
Dance Macabre
Reply to  Helga I. Fellay
April 25, 2021

Here’s a good one. Were US actions in Vietnam a genocide? I believe by the strict, formal definition, they would be.

People in Glass Houses.......
People in Glass Houses.......
Reply to  Dance Macabre
April 25, 2021

Hell, by strict definition, even the US’ leading role in Croatia’s Operation Storm would earmark it for prosecution under ‘aiding and abetting ethnic-cleansing and genocide.’

J'Accuse!
J'Accuse!
Reply to  People in Glass Houses.......
April 25, 2021

Remember what you told me in a private communication, Peter Galbraith.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  People in Glass Houses.......
April 25, 2021

Yes, and the US taxpayers continue to send their tax money to fund the ongoing genocide of Palestinian people, after having supported the theft of Palestinian lands.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  Dance Macabre
April 25, 2021

I agree with you, Macabre

RealityCheck
April 25, 2021

This is political virtue signalling and an effort to estrange Turkey and Russia.
If Biden is such an ethical and moral person then why doesn’t he talk about the Cirassian genocide by Russia in the 19C. I am of Circassian descent and most of my family were murdered, those who managed to escape were welcomed by the Ottoman Empire.
The Circassian issue was internationalised during the Sochi Olympics but there was no reaction from the international community because it didn’t suit them.
It seems historical events, which includes many many genocides, can be selected for political virtue signalling.

Dance Macabre
Dance Macabre
Reply to  RealityCheck
April 25, 2021

Too long ago, it would have raised too many questions of UK and US perpetrated genocides in that similar time frame.

Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
Reply to  Dance Macabre
April 25, 2021

You called?

Non Sequitur
Non Sequitur
Reply to  RealityCheck
April 25, 2021

Sort of does the opposite of estranging Turkey and Russia, doesn’t it?

Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer
Reply to  Non Sequitur
April 26, 2021

Mercouris stated the russian strategy of getting Turkey out of NATO was an “illusion”. Maybe he thinks again. Russians rarely base their strategies on illusions.

US' version of RealPolitik
US' version of RealPolitik
Reply to  Franz Beckenbauer
April 26, 2021

Turkey is so important to NATO that the US would allow Erdogan to go full Pinochet on his opposition and simultaneously covertly support the opposition and plot to kill him, without a second thought. In fact, they’re by all accounts more than halfway there already, on both points.

Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer
Reply to  US' version of RealPolitik
April 26, 2021

The U.S. is a bunch of mindless chickens led by a geriatric demented doofus and a equally stupid woman having no idea about anything outside Washington D.C., fucking up even Zoom calls and having hysterical 19 year old neo-marxist girly cry babies recite Kim-Jong-Un like propaganda to world leaders with their secretary of state beaming with admiration.

They don’t allow or disallow anything. They have gone full tilt batshit crazy.

Dance Macabre
Dance Macabre
April 25, 2021

Well, that ends Erdogan’s little dance with Zelensky. Then again considering the source, you never know.

Brokenspine66
Brokenspine66
April 26, 2021

The AmeriCunts give a total Fuck about Armenia or Armenians [past-present-future], this is just the attempt to piss-off Turkey stirr-up the tensions in the region and maybe drive a wedge between them and Russia because of their relations with the former Soviet Republics.

Last edited 3 months ago by Brokenspine66
Putin Whisperers
Putin Whisperers
Reply to  Brokenspine66
April 26, 2021

You’ve stirred my imagination. What if someone whispered in Biden’s ear that he needs to ingratiate himself with Armenia because the Russians are gaining too much influence there and what better way than to formally recognize the genocide.

Gosh darn it…….that’s EXACTLY what happened, I’ll bet my house on it.

Thank you, Scott…. for that memorable meme of ‘whisperer’. You’ve a first rate analytical mind.

Hazza
Hazza
April 27, 2021

George Papadopoulos made it clear that a plan to realign American interests in the ME Mediterranean is to give Greece/Cyprus-Israel link more emphasis and ditch Turkey gradually. This announcement fits into that plan perfectly. I’m pretty sure this is a deep state plan, so it’s not dependent on the incumbent President. So we’ll see more moves to sideline Turkey in the near future. I’m also sure the Turks are aware of this, and that is one of the reasons they have been playing hardball with everyone. Just as China-Russia alliance was not a foregone conclusion, so may Turkey be pushed… Read more »

Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer
Reply to  Hazza
April 27, 2021

Great plan like always from these geniuses. If only Cyprus were not financed by russian oligarch money, if Greece were not an orthodox country (like Russia) having been raped by the EU troika and Israel in the eve of destruction because of the golden shots…

But other than that: perfect.

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