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US House Passes Amendment Demanding Immediate Release of Armenian POWs

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The U.S. House passed the Cardenas-Schiff-Sherman Amendment, demanding Azerbaijan’s immediate release of Armenian POWs, and calling for a report on Azerbaijani war crimes, including the use of illegal munitions and white phosphorus against Armenian civiliansArmradio.am reports.

The amendment also requests an investigation into the use of U.S. technology in Turkish drones used to target Armenian civilians during the 2020 Artsakh war.

Joining Representatives Tony Cardenas (D-CA), Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Brad Sherman (D-CA) in cosponsoring the amendment were:

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)
Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI)
Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
Rep. David Valadao (R-CA)
Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA)
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA)
Rep. Young Kim (R-CA)
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL)
Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV)


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