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10 things you need to know about NATO

Collective defence: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in 1949 and is a group of 29 countries from Europe and North America that exists to protect the people and territory of its members. The Alliance is founded on the principle of collective defence, meaning that if one NATO Ally is attacked, then all ...
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Routine Message – U.S Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey

Location:  Istinye neighborhood, Sariyer district, Istanbul, Turkey Event: The U.S. Consulate General Istanbul will have limited staff today, March 29, after 3:00PM due to expected road closures associated with a political rally in the vicinity. Assistance: U.S. Consulate General, Istanbul +90-212-335-9000 https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/istanbul/   U.S. Embassy, Ankara +90-312-455-5555 https://tr.usembassy.gov U.S. Consulate, Adana +90-322-455-4100 https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/adana/ U.S. Consular Agency, Izmir Izmir@state.gov State ...
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Press Releases – Metin Topuz (U.S. Department of State)

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC – March 28, 2019 The U.S. government is closely following the case of U.S. Consulate General Istanbul employee Metin Topuz, whose trial began on March 26th. For nearly three decades and under our direction, Mr. Topuz worked tirelessly to promote law enforcement cooperation between the United States ...
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The U.S. Embassy Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy in Ankara announces its country-wide Grants Program . Funding is available to support projects that address one or more of the following key bilateral themes: Support Shared Security – Projects for consideration in this category could/should support and advance cooperation between the United States and Turkey on defeating ISIS/DAESH and other extremist groups; projects ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Turkey Country Information Update

The Department of State’s country information page for Turkey has been updated, with new information on protests and gatherings in the “Safety and Security” section.  Please regularly review this advice. https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Turkey.html Assistance: U.S. Embassy, Ankara +90-312-455-5555 https://tr.usembassy.gov/ U.S. Consulate General, Istanbul +90-212-335-9000 https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/istanbul/ U.S. Consulate, Adana +90-322-455-4100 https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/adana/ U.S. Consular Agency, Izmir Izmir@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs1 -888-407-4747 or ...
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