President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian today sent a message to the US Senate’s Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the US Senate’s Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senators Rob Menendez and Ted Cruz for the unanimous adoption of the Armenian Genocide resolution, reports the news service of the Staff of the President of Armenia.
“I would like to express my deep gratitude to you and the Members of the US Senate for the unanimous adoption of the resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, a powerful step towards the prevention of future crimes and crimes against humanity. The Senate’s decision is a significant step to reaffirm the fact that truth, justice and humanity remain the pillars and values of fundamental human rights. In this sense, I highly appreciate the US Senate’s decision, and taking the opportunity, I would like to transmit the deep gratitude and respect of the Armenian people to you and the American people.
I am certain that we will continue to enhance the strategic dialogue between Armenia and the United States, intensify the bilateral relations and strengthen our partnership and cooperation in all possible sectors,” President Sarkissian’s message reads.