Turkish PM warns US on Armenian genocide bill Melissa Bancroft at 3:35 PM ET
[JURIST] Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan [official profile; BBC profile] said Sunday that the US Congress would damage the American relationship with Turkey if it supports a resolution [text, PDF] recognizing the WWI-era killings [BBC backgrounder] of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide. Although the Bush administration has spoken out against such a bill, the Democratic-led Congress may decide to pass a resolution condemning the mass killings in April.
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