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After Biden recognition, Turkey’s Erdogan says Armenian genocide ‘politicized’ by 3rd parties

ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses “third parties” of interfering in Turkey’s affairs, as US President Joe Biden formally recognizes the Armenia genocide.

“Nobody benefits from the debates — which should be held by historians — being politicized by third parties and becoming an instrument of interference in our country,” Erdogan says in a message to the Armenian patriarch in Istanbul.

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