ANKARA

Turkey summoned on Wednesday the U.S. ambassador in Ankara in the aftermath of a House of Representative resolution to recognize the so-called “Armenian genocide”, diplomatic sources said.

Turkish authorities expressed to David Satterfield their strong criticism of Tuesday’s vote as well as a bill threatening fresh sanctions on Turkey for its counter-terrorism operation in northern Syria, said the sources who asked not to be named due to restrictions on talking to the media.

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