“Incredible numbers” – Kim Kardashian on historic 405 to 11 House vote recognizing Armenian Genocide
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 30, ARMENPRESS. Armenian-American reality TV star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian has welcomed the US House of Representatives’ recognition of the Armenian Genocide, calling the voting results “incredible”.
“WOW LOOK AT THESE INCREDIBLE NUMBERS!!! THE U.S. JUST RECOGNIZED THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE!!!!” she tweeted, sharing photos from the vote. She also shared the New York Times article on the recognition.
WOW LOOK AT THESE INCREDIBLE NUMBERS!!! THE U.S. JUST RECOGNIZED THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE!!!! pic.twitter.com/rEwPbZp5m0— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) October 30, 2019
Kim’s sister Khloe also commented on the historic vote, saying it is “huge for Armenians”.
“I’ve been shooting a commercial all day but I just found out that the US House of Representatives has officially recognized the Armenian Genocide !!!!!! This is so huge for Armenians”, Khloe Kardashian said.
On October 29 the US House of Representatives adopted the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.296) by a vote of 405 to 11 with 3 voting present.
The Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.296) establishes, as a matter of U.S. policy, 1) the rejection of Armenian Genocide denial, 2) ongoing official U.S. government recognition and remembrance of this crime, and 3) support for education about the Armenian Genocide in order to help prevent modern-day atrocities.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan