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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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