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Memorial held for Mustafa Akarsu at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara

February 1, 2020, was the 7th anniversary of the tragic death of Mustafa Akarsu, beloved embassy security guard who died in a heinous terrorist attack against the U.S. Embassy on February 1, 2013. Today, February 3, his family, friends, and colleagues, together with U.S. Ambassador Satterfield, commemorated his life. The ceremony took place at the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Public Protests at U.S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey

January 29, 2020 The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Turkey is aware that several groups have announced public protests in the vicinity of several U.S. government diplomatic offices in Turkey.  Demonstrations have the potential to become violent. The U.S. Consulate General Istanbul has received information about a possible demonstration at the U.S. Consulate today, which is ...
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January 14, 2020 Featured in this issue: American Liaison Network Program and Community Liaison Volunteers Turkish Government Resources Available to Foreigners Living in Turkey Turkish Government Announces Elimination of Extension of Residence Permits in Turkey for Touristic Purpose Joint Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) FAQ Beware of Social Security Scams Voting in 2020 U.S. ...
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