Consul Linda Stuart Specht’s Southeast Turkey Visit

Consul Linda Stuart Specht with Syrian refugee children in Midyat camp

U.S. Consul to Adana Linda Stuart Specht travelled to southeastern Turkey, January 25- February 1, 2016. During her travel, Specht visited the cities of Sanliurfa, Mardin, Sirnak, Batman and Diyarbakir. In addition to her official visits, Consul Specht visited the Mor Gabriel Monastery in Midyat, learned firsthand the refugee situation in the region and had the chance to visit cultural sites as well.