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July 31, 2021
President Biden recognizes Armenian Genocide. This is Turkey's response

President Biden recognizes Armenian Genocide. This is Turkey’s response

President Joe Biden became the first US president to officially recognize the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire as a genocide, risking a potential fracture with Turkey but signaling a commitment to global human rights. The question of whether it should be called a genocide, though, remains highly contentious around the world a century after the event. CNN’s Arwa Damon reports.