WASHINGTON. – Armenian-American leaders and tellurian rights advocates have voiced low reservations about a assignment of Chuck Hagel to lead a invulnerability department, The Washington Free Beacon informs.
The U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Hagel on Monday as a conduct of a Pentagon. He faces critique for hostile a 2005 congressional fortitude noticing Turkey’s genocide of some-more than one million Armenians.
He claimed during that time to leave a emanate open to historians, while Armenian-American leaders and genocide experts criticized these comments as unresponsive and dangerous.
“On a eve of a Holocaust, Hitler mockingly asked, ‘Who, after all, speaks currently of a obliteration of a Armenians?’ Not Chuck Hagel, apparently,” executive of a David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies Rafael Medoff said. “Sweeping genocide underneath a carpet in a name of domestic expediency, as Senator Hagel endorsed with courtesy to Turkey and a Armenians, is not usually wrong though dangerous, because
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