ArmInfo. The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) and the Armenian Assembly of America (AAA) have teamed up with Greek, Kurdish, Assyrian, Christian human rights and religious groups to fight for freedom and protest against the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Washington and a meeting with American leader Donald Trump, scheduled for November 13th.
So, according to the reports of ANCA and AAA, received by ArmInfo, earlier, the chairman of the committee of the House of Representatives for Foreign Affairs, Eliot Engel (D-NY), urged the members of the chamber to exert pressure on President Donald Trump so that the latter would withdraw his invitation to the President of Turkey, stressing that " Erdogan's bloody campaign in Syria destabilized the region and jeopardized US national security."
Erdogan's decision to invade northern Syria on October 9 had disastrous consequences for US national security, led to deep disagreements in the NATO alliance and caused a humanitarian crisis on the ground. Turkish troops killed civilians and members of Syrian democratic forces, one of the most important US partners in the fight with ISIS, and expelled more than one hundred thousand people from their homes in northern Syria / Given this situation, we believe that this is not the right time to visit the United States by Erdogan, and we urge you to cancel have this invitation, "the lawmakers addressed Trump.
The ANCA also informed that on November 13 at 12:00 local time they will hold a rally in front of the White House, where the Erdogan-Trump meeting will be held at that time. At the same time, the organization noted that the time of the protest will vary depending on the schedule of the meeting of the leaders of the two countries.