System of a Down's Serj Tankian has thanked President Joe Biden for recognizing the Armenian genocide. Tankian wrote via Instagram, “This is extremely important but only a milestone towards the long road of justice ahead with Turkey and its imminent need to do the same and make amends towards the descendants of 1.5million Armenians, Greeks, and Assyrians systematically slaughtered by its Ottoman Turkish ancestor."
He continued, “Today, I will say thank you to the US and all those who have fought hard for this statement over the years.”
The Biden Administration released a statement on April 24th, which is known as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, saying, “We honor the victims of the Meds Yeghern so that the horrors of what happened are never lost to history. And we remember so that we remain ever-vigilant against the corrosive influence of hate in all its forms."