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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nevruz Celebrations

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that in light of recent events and the upcoming Nevruz holidays, citizens should be mindful of their security precautions. Nevruz celebrations are anticipated in various locations throughout Turkey on March 17-21. Local authorities have banned large gatherings during select dates over the Nevruz period citing security concerns. Celebrations in ...
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Turkey’s U.S. Exchange Programs Alumni Association Organizes Its First Event

Turkey’s U.S. Exchange Programs (USEP) Alumni Association organized its first event at the Turkish American Association on Friday, February 27 in Ankara. Around eighty alumni and thirty possible future U.S. exchange program nominees from various Turkish educational, governmental and non-governmental organizations participated in the networking opportunity.  U.S. diplomats and staff from the Embassy and representatives from ...
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Turkey’s U.S. Exchange Programs Alumni Association Organizes Its First Event

Turkey’s U.S. Exchange Programs (USEP) Alumni Association organized its first event at the Turkish American Association on Friday, February 27 in Ankara. Around eighty alumni and thirty possible future U.S. exchange program nominees from various Turkish educational, governmental and non-governmental organizations participated in the networking opportunity.  U.S. diplomats and staff from the Embassy and representatives from ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on a Media Report by Birgun Newspaper

Birgun newspaper’s claim yesterday (February 11, 2015) that the U.S. Ambassador John Bass sought a meeting with the paper is a misrepresentation of the facts.  There was no such request. Their claim to have rejected a meeting with the Ambassador is also, therefore, a work of fiction. The Press Attaché at the U.S. Consulate General ...
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