Erdogan sends letter to Obama concerning vote on H. Res. 252 in U.S. House of Representatives

Erdogan sends letter to Obama concerning vote on H. Res. 252 in U.S. House of Representatives

PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told the country’s parliament that Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama with respect to a possible vote on H. R. 252, the Armenian Genocide resolution, on December 21 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The Turkish Minister said that Ankara hopes that the U.S. President will display prudence with respect to H. Res. 252 also this time.

"We know that the U.S. House of Representative may vote on the resolution on December 21. And we, specifically, our Ambassador in Washington, have taken all the needed actions. We cannot allow the resolution to hang over the Turkish-U.S. ties like a Sword of Damocles," Milliyet paper quoted Davutoglu as saying.

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