Pope Francis, Erdogan Call For Keeping Jerusalem’s Status

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Sputniknews - 6/2/18 Pope Francis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have condemned US decision to recognize Jerusalem Israel's capital and called for keeping the city's current status, Anadolu news agency said Monday. Erdogan is on an official visit to the Vatican. He is the first Turkish president to visit the Vatican since 1959, while Pope Francis met with the Turkish president in 2014 during an ...

Bundestag Recognizes Ottoman Crimes Against Armenians in 1915 as Genocide

www.sputniknews.com - 2/6/16 READ: German parliament acknowledges Armenian genocide amid intense Turkish Pressure: www.rt.com/news/345159-germany-armenia-genocide-vote/ The German parliament voted on Thursday to pass a resolution recognizing the 1915-1916 massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as "genocide." The resolution, proposed by lawmakers from the ruling coalition of Conservatives and Socialists together with the Green party, was voted through the Bundestag after an hour-long debate, with one lawmaker opposing ...

Thousands Rally in LA Urging Justice for Armenians Killed in Genocide

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www.sputniknews.com - 25/4/16 Tens of thousands rallied outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on Sunday to call for justice for Armenians slaughtered in 1915 on orders of the Ottoman Empire government. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Some 60,000 protesters rallied outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on Sunday to call for justice for Armenians slaughtered in 1915 on ...