Kim Kardashian West thanks Biden for citing Armenian genocide

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Kim Kardashian West thanked President Biden for acknowledging the mass killings of greater than 1,000,000 Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as genocide.

“After greater than a century of preventing for reality and acknowledgment, right this moment the Armenian individuals obtained the popularity we’ve got all been hoping and praying for, with President Biden declaring the bloodbath of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 a genocide,” she wrote Saturday on Twitter.

Biden is the primary president to formally acknowledge the killings as genocide, a time period that earlier administrations prevented in order to not anger the nation of Turkey, which emerged from the Ottoman Empire. In 2015, Kardashian West — whose late father, Robert Kardashian, was Armenian American — penned a Time essay urging then-President Obama to acknowledge the killings as genocide.

“I’m so pleased with my heritage, pleased with the Armenian communities and grateful to President Biden for granting each Armenian this present day and this reality,” she added in her Saturday assertion. “Though nothing will ever carry again the Armenians who had been murdered, I’ll proceed to honor and bear in mind these we misplaced yearly on this present day, however now with the hope that after recognizing the genocide we’ll by no means once more permit atrocities of the previous to be repeated.”

Khloe Kardashian additionally posted an announcement to her Instagram Tales in honor of Saturday’s observance of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, thanking Biden for “honoring the tales, the ache, struggling and lack of the Armenian individuals” and together with screenshots from Biden’s official White Home assertion.

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