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August 3, 2006
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A Jewish member of the U.S. Congress opposed the nomination of a new ambassador to Armenia and urged the Bush administration to recognize the Armenian genocide. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) wrote Wednesday to President Bush that ambassador-designate Richard Hoagland’s “denial of the Armenian genocide and lack of compassion for the suffering of the Armenian people makes him unfit to represent American interests in Yerevan.”

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