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Consulate Security Messages Via Text Message

We are pleased to announce the availability of a new SMS service for U.S. citizens interested in receiving security messages and alerts from the Consulate on their mobile phones. The service is optional and will run on an SMS system operated through Avea. This does not replace the existing registration system with the Smart Traveler Enrollment ...
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Embassy Speaker Program – Jonathan Henick

Jonathan Henick, U.S. Embassy Turkey Public Affairs Officer, made a presentation at Ankara University’s Faculty of Communications on December 19th on the topic of “U.S. Public Diplomacy” and how public diplomacy works for foreign offices. In his presentation, Henick touched on how U.S. Embassy has been using public diplomacy means, how successful firms use the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Heightened Security around the DHKP/C Anniversary

Embassy of the United States of America Ankara, Turkey The U.S. Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens that the Revolutionary Peoples Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C) or Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi/Cephesi identifies December 19th as a significant day which they have sometimes recognized with renewed terrorist attacks. Terrorist organizations may attempt to conduct new attacks on ...
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State Dept. Fact Sheet on Global Counterterrorism Forum

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, D.C. December 16, 2014 Ten Things You Should Know About the Global Counterterrorism Forum The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) was created in 2011 to strengthen the international civilian architecture for addressing 21st century terrorism. Its primary objectives are to counter violent extremism and strengthen criminal justice ...
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