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Watch Thousands of Marchers in US Commemorate Armenian Genocide News Video

Watch Thousands of Marchers in US Commemorate Armenian Genocide News Video

“Thousands of people marched through Hollywood and the Mid-City area Wednesday to mark the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, again calling on Turkey — and the United States — to officially recognize that it occurred.

“Turkey has refused to recognize the killings of 1.5 million Armenians beginning in 1915 as a genocide. Americans presidents have also declined to do so, calling the deaths at the hands of the Ottoman Empire an atrocity, but not a genocide.

“President Donald Trump continued that trend Wednesday, releasing a statement honoring those who died, but failing to term their deaths part of a genocide.

“”Today, we … honor the memory of those who suffered in one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century,” Trump said.”

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