The Russian Embassy in Washington issued a statement in connection with the anniversary of the signing of the American law on the relocation of Indians.

Diplomats in Facebook reminded that marks the 190th anniversary of the signing by President Andrew Jackson act the Indian removal act – Indian Removal Act.

The Embassy noted that “this is one of many tragic and sad day in US history”, which deprive the state Department a “moral right to teach other Nations, bring them the claim with reference to the dramatic events of the past.”

The law referred to in the statement, was signed in 1830. It led to the forced deportation of the Indians, in killing thousands of people, reports TASS.

In 2019 against the backdrop of worsening relations with Washington, Turkey has said it may formally recognize the genocide of Indians in the United States.