H.Con.Res.195 - Commemorating the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923, urging the Government of the Republic of Turkey to acknowledge the culpability of its predecessor state, the Ottoman Empire, for the Armenian Genocide and engage in rapprochement with the Republic of Armenia and the Armenian people, and supporting the accession of Turkey to the European Union if Turkey meets certain criteria.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29] (Introduced 06/29/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/15/2005 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 35 - 11.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.195 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/29/2005)
Commemorates the victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923.
Calls upon: (1) the President to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide; and (2) the government of the Republic of Turkey to acknowledge the culpability of its predecessor state, the Ottoman Empire, for the Armenian Genocide, and to promote rapprochement with the Republic of Armenia and the Armenian people.
Supports the Republic of Turkey's accession to the European Union (EU) if Turkey acknowledges culpability, pursues rapprochement, and meets other EU accession criteria, and calls upon the EU to look with favor upon such actions by the government of the Republic of Turkey.
Calls upon the President, the Secretary of State, the EU, and others to assist the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Armenia and the Armenian people in this process.