Erdogan threatens to recognize Native American deaths as genocide after US acknowledges Armenian genocide

Posted on AllSides December 16th, 2019
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that lawmakers in his country may recognize the deaths of Native Americans as a genocide after Congress rebuffed Turkey and voted to acknowledge and condemn the Armenian genocide.

The proposed move, which would be largely symbolic, came after the Senate unanimously passed a bill recognizing the Turkish genocide of more than a million Armenians in the early 20th century.

Erdogan threatened the tit-for-tat while speaking on a pro-government news channel on Monday, according to the Independent.

“We should oppose [the United States] by reciprocating...

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