Health Alert – Mission Turkey – March 22

March 22, 2020 Location: Turkey Event: Turkish Airlines to Reduce International Commercial Routes from March 27, 2020 On March 22, 2020, Turkish Airlines announced that international flights, except to New York JFK, Washington Dulles, Hong Kong, Addis Ababa, and Moscow, will be suspended from March 27, 2020. Travelers should be prepared for additional travel restrictions ... Read More»

Health Alert – Mission Turkey – March 21

March 21, 2020 Location: Turkey Event: Turkey Suspends Additional Flights and Restricts Entry to Those Who Have Recently Visited 68 Countries  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.  U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with their airlines to make ... Read More»

Health Alert – Mission Turkey

March 20, 2020 Location: Turkey Event: Additional COVID-19 Measures The government of Turkey has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work ... Read More»

Country Reports on Terrorism for 2017

TURKEY Overview: Turkey continued its intensive efforts to defeat terrorist organizations both inside and outside its borders, including the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and ISIS, respectively. Turkey’s eight-month military operation, referred to as Operation Euphrates Shield, to clear ISIS from a 98-kilometer segment of the Turkey-Syria border concluded in March 2017. Turkey remained an active ... Read More»

Statement by Spokesperson, Heather Nauert On the Commemoration of the Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey

U.S. Department Of State July 15, 2018 Statement by Spokesperson, Heather Nauert On the Commemoration of the Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey Two years ago, nearly 250 Turkish citizens lost their lives, and thousands were wounded in the heinous failed coup attempt of July 15. We offer our deepest condolences to the friends and loved ... Read More»

Joint Statement Following July 13 Talks in Ankara

July 13, 2018, 2018 Joint Statement On July 13, 2018, the Joint Working Group on Judicial and Legal Issues met in Ankara.  Turkish and American officials from all relevant Ministries and Departments came together and held substantial discussions on judicial and legal matters important to both sides. We look forward to progress on these issues. ... Read More»
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