ANKARA (Combined Sources)—Turkey is demanding written guarantees from Washington that the Armenian Genocide resolution, approved by a key congressional committee in early march, will not be brought to a full floor vote in the House of Representatives.
“Ankara should have written guarantees that the resolution will not be put on the House floor. Only in this case Ambassador Tan will return to Washington,” Taraf daily quoted a government source speaking on condition of anonymity.
Turkey recalled its Ambassador to the US, Tamik Tan, minutes after the adoption of the Armenian Genocide resolution by the House Committee on Foreign Relations.
Meanwhile, Ambassador to Sweden Zergun Koruturk, who was recalled after the Swedish Riksdag passed a resolution recognizing the genocide of Armenians, Assyrians, Chaldeans and Pontiac Greeks, has already returned to Stockholm.