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Topic - Aram Hamparian
An intense campaign by Armenian-Americans forced the U.S. ambassador to Turkey to back off claims that most churches in Turkey are still functioning more than 100 years after Turkish Muslims began killing Armenian Christians and destroying their places of worship.
"It's a sad spectacle to see our president, who came into office having promised to recognize the Armenian genocide, reduced to enforcing a foreign government's gag-rule on what our country can say about a genocide so very thoroughly documented in our own nation's archives," Mr. Hamparian said.
Armenian National Committee of America Executive Director Aram Hamparian said the president "continues to outsource his policy on the Armenian genocide, effectively granting Turkey a veto over America's response to this crime against humanity."