H.Res.106 - Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution

Calling upon the President to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues realted to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States record relating to the Armenian Genocide, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: Calling upon the President to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues realted to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States record relating to the Armenian Genocide, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Official: Calling upon the President to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States record relating to the Armenian Genocide, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution as introduced.

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01/30/07
 
 
 

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Adam Schiff

D-CA

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A bill to recognize the events that occured in the Ottoman Empire between 1915 and 1923, which lead to the death or displacement of nearly 2 million Armenians, as "genocide."
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Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution - Calls upon the President: (1) to ensure that U.S. foreign policy reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the U.S.

Official Summary

Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution - Calls upon the President:
(1) to ensure that U.S. foreign policy reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the U.S. record relating to the Armenian Genocide and the consequences of the failure to realize a just resolution; and
(2) in the President's annual message commemorating the Armenian Genocide to characterize the systematic and deliberate annihilation of 1.5 million Armenians as genocide, and to recall the proud history of U.S. intervention in opposition to the Armenian Genocide.

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