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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Biden set to declare atrocities committed against Armenia were genocide” – below is their description.
President Joe Biden on Saturday plans to follow through on a campaign pledge to formally recognize that atrocities committed against the Armenian people by the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago in modern-day Turkey were genocide, according to U.S. officials familiar with the president’s deliberations.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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