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Trump Administration Rejects Congress Vote on Armenia 'Genocide'



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The Trump administration has said it does not consider the mass killings of Armenians in 1915 to be a genocide, rejecting votes in the US Congress.
Last week’s Senate vote incensed Turkey, which has always denied that the killings amounted to a genocide.
Turkey’s foreign ministry on Friday summoned the US ambassador to express its anger over the vote, accusing the US of “politicising history”.
Armenia says 1.5 million were killed in an effort to wipe out the ethnic group.
The killings took place in the waning days of the Ottoman Empire, the forerunner of modern-day Turkey.

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