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German Parliament Recognizes 1915 Armenian Genocide

HeadlineJun 03, 2016

The German Parliament has voted to call the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I a “genocide.” The Turkish government continues to deny the genocide, which saw an estimated 1.5 million Armenians exterminated through direct killing, starvation, torture and forced death marches. In response to the German vote, Turkey recalled its ambassador to Germany and said it would consider further actions.

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