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Germany Recognizes Armenian Genocide, Drawing Turkey’s Ire

German lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Thursday to recognize the World War I-era killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide, triggering an angry reaction from Ankara. "The resolution adopted by the German parliament will seriously impact relations between Germany and Turkey," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said shortly after the vote during a news conference, adding that, after the recall of the country's ambassador to Germany for consultations, the government...

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