Who is Joe Biden: twice to apologize from Turkey and known for its proximity to the Greek lobby in the US Democratic presidential candidate
Those criticizing Biden emphasize his age and the fact that he was close to breaking the pot from the countless blunders he made in the past. Another concern about Biden is that women tend to sniff their hair.
Biden’s approach to Turkey and the Cyprus issue
Joe Biden has been a senator for 36 years. During this period, he was a member of the Justice Commission and the Foreign Relations Commission. He was the president of the Foreign Relations Commission for a while. He took part in the many issues that concern Turkey closely during these tasks.
Biden, Senator Turkey’s Cyprus policy during the long years of harsh language in criticizing the events of 1915 by the US “Armenian genocide” has worked actively for the recognition.
It is known that in the state of Delaware, where Biden represented 36 years in the Senate, the number of Greek origin is high and that they have many political non-governmental organizations organized intensely.
Cyprus Turkey’s 1974 military intervention Senator chosen from a year ago, Biden did call for withdrawal from Turkey to Cyprus for many years. In 1987, the United Nations (UN) prepared a draft law that would implement the embargo on Turkey to re-comply with the decisions taken in this direction and it was one of the names that offer Congress. This draft could not get enough votes and become law in Congress.
Biden, the Senate Foreign Relations during the period that the Commission, while the description holds responsible for Turkey inability to resolve the Cyprus issue, the release of the $ 5 billion aid package directed to Turkey in 1999 vetoed as Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee.
It came to the agenda with the pot it broke about the Armenians
Joe Biden, another thorny issues in Turkey’s relations with the US as it related to the events of 1915 “Armenian Genocide” arguing that a politician should be recognized.
Biden, who raised this issue from time to time, both during his duties in the Senate and during his Vice Presidency, promised that he would recognize the genocide if he was elected this year.
Reminding Biden’s written statement on April 24, he reminded his work in the Senate and said “he is proud to lead efforts to recognize the genocide”. “I promise that I will support a decision that recognizes the Armenian Genocide and that I will make the number one priority of universal human rights management,” said Biden.
However, some of the words made by Biden in 2009 caused a serious diplomatic crisis with Armenia.
The execution of the normalization process between Turkey and Armenia in 2009 belong to Biden’s Armenian lobby while chatting with some people drawn images were published on the internet. The images show that Biden said he wanted the Armenian Prime Minister Serj Sarkisyan to ask them not to put pressure on the recognition of the genocide in the US due to the normalization process.
The Armenian diaspora, especially in the USA, reacted strongly to these images. Biden, on the other hand, stated that his words were misunderstood and he defended himself.