CANDIDATE FOR US PRESIDENT: AMERICA DESERVES A LEADER WHO SPEAKS TRUTHFULLY ABOUT THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

arminfo
2008-04-30 19:40:00

ArmInfo. "America deserves a leader who speaks truthfully about the
Armenian Genocide and responds forcefully to all genocides. I intend
to be that President", Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Barack
Obama said in connection with the 93rd anniversary of the Armenian
Genocide in the Ottoman Empire. The Armenian National Committee of
America told ArmInfo that Sen.

Barack Obama pledged to continue the efforts to press Turkey
to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide. "It is imperative that we
recognize the horrific acts carried out against the Armenian people
as genocide and I will continue to stand with the Armenian American
community in calling for the Government of Turkey to acknowledge it
as such", Sen. Barack Obama said in his speech. He added that the
fact of the Armenian Genocide is confirmed by numerous historical
documents. He called on United States Secretary of State Condoleezza
Rice to seriously study the US government's unsteady position on this
issue. Obama said that he'll continue insisting on recognition of the
Armenian Genocide and expressed his condolence to the Armenian people.