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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Demonstrations November 1st, 2014

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is a possibility of political protests and demonstrations on November 1, particularly in southeast Turkey. Various political and other organizations have called for mass demonstrations on November 1, in support of efforts to defend the Syrian town of Kobane. Recently, similar demonstrations in Turkey have sometimes resulted ...
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The Apple Hill String Quartet in Istanbul!

Representing one of America’s most highly respected performing ensemble traditions, the Apple Hill String Quartet met music lovers on October 31-November 2 in Istanbul. The quartet (Elise Kuder and Colleen Jennings/Violins, Michael Kelley/Viola, Rupert Thompson/Cello) wins international praise for their rich repertoire of the chamber music literature from 18-20th century masterpieces to contemporary works by ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots (October 27, 2014)

Embassy of the United States of America Ankara, Turkey Embassies and consulates are not polling places. The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 4.  U.S. citizens who want to participate in the 2014 U.S. elections should already have returned their absentee ballots ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

Embassies and consulates are not polling places.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 4.  U.S. citizens who want to participate in the 2014 U.S. elections should already have returned their absentee ballots to their local election officials.  U.S. embassies and consulates ...
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Remarks by Consul General Charles F. Hunter on U.S.-Turkish Relations at Büyük Kulüp

Good evening. It is a pleasure to be here tonight to share perspectives on U.S.-Turkish relations, in particular our trade and investment ties, and to offer some ideas for how we can strengthen them. Before I begin, I would like to thank the Büyük Kulüp for inviting me and my colleagues to hold this important and timely ...
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