Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Support wanes in US House for 'genocide' bill

According to a New York Times report, " worried about antagonizing Turkish leaders ", members of the US House of Representatives from both parties " have begun to withdraw their support from a resolution backed by the Democratic leadership that would condemn as genocide the mass killings of Armenians nearly a century ago ". Earlier, the US Senate passed a non-binding resolution calling for the division of Iraq into autonomous regions for the Shi'ites, Sunnis and Kurds.


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