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Cancellation Of Armenian Genocide Resolution Discussion In U.S. Congress - Result of Bribery

Yerevan, August 08 /PanARMENIAN.Net/ - In 2002 Turkish organizations and diplomats in the U.S. were going to grant $500 000 to Dennis Hastert, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representative for preventing the discussion of the Armenian Genocide Resolution in the Congress, a FBI agent stated. As reported by U.S. media Sybil Edmonds, who was working as a FBI translator will publish in Vanity Fair September edition the translations of the records proving that Turkish organizations and Turkish Consulate in Chicago were going to allocate $500 000 for Hastert's election campaign. The collection of funds was to be carried out by way of small donations to avoid naming the real donator. The article to be published questions Hastert's receiving the sum. However some U.S. media verify that during the election campaign a great number of minor donations not demanding personal identification were made. In 2000 Mr. Hastert spoke out for the discussion of the Armenian Genocide resolution. However President Clinton called the Speaker and asked to recall the resolution motivating the request by the possible hardships in U.S. foreign relations. Afterwards Mr. Hastert recalled the resolution, RFE/RL reports.

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