Bennet Statement on Remembrance Day of Armenian Genocide

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement regarding the April 24 Remembrance Day of the Armenian Genocide. The genocide took place between 1915 and 1923 at the end of the Ottoman Empire:

“Nearly a century after the tragedy that befell the Armenian people in the waning days of the Ottoman Empire, we pause to reflect on the catastrophic loss of life and systematic killing and displacement of an unthinkable number of innocent civilians,” said Bennet. “We stand with the Armenian people in remembrance of this genocide and reaffirm our commitment to ensuring that such a tragedy will never happen again.”