U.S. resolution on Armenian genocide angers Turkey

03/7/2010 | Economist (free content), The

A resolution characterizing the mass killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as genocide passed in a U.S. House committee in a 23-22 vote, spurring anger from Turkey, with which the U.S. has an important economic and security relationship. "The American vote will anger Turkey further and perhaps make it even more inclined to turn away from Europe, America and Armenia in favour of its Islamic neighbours," according to The Economist.

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