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Khloé Kardashian thanks Biden for officially recognizing Armenian genocide

April 24, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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Khloé Kardashian on Saturday thanked President Joe Biden on social media for being the first US president to officially recognize the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire as a genocide.

(CNN)Khloé Kardashian on Saturday thanked President Joe Biden on social media for being the first US president to officially recognize the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire as a genocide.

"Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide and recommit ourselves to preventing such an atrocity from ever again occurring," Biden said in his statement, a copy of which Kardashian posted to her Instagram story.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Saturday said Ankara completely rejects Biden's use of the term "genocide. "

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday offered condolences to "Ottoman Armenians, who lost their lives under the difficult circumstances of World War I. "

After Biden made his statement, the Turkish presidency's communications director, Fahrettin Altun, issued a statement condemning his use of the term "genocide. "

Whether due to killings or forced deportation, the number of Armenians living in Turkey fell from 2 million in 1914 to under 400,000 by 1922.

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