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NATO Ally Turkey Blasts Biden As ‘Worthless Opportunist’ For Armenian Genocide Remembrance

Posted on AllSides April 24th, 2023
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The Turkish government slammed President Joe Biden and other leaders Monday who recognized the Armenian genocide, calling them “worthless opportunist politicians.”

Biden released a statement Monday to mark the 108th anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide, during which the Ottoman Empire killed between 800,000 and 1,500,000 Armenians, mostly Christian, to establish a Turkish and Muslim ethnostate. The Turkish government denies that the events that took place were a genocide, despite 34 countries across the world and an overwhelming majority of academics and historians classifying it as such.

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