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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations October 10, 2014

Embassy of the United States of America Ankara, Turkey The U.S. Embassy in Turkey informs U.S. citizens that public demonstrations are taking place throughout Turkey at varying times and with little advance notice, in response to ongoing events in the region near the border with Syria.  Demonstrations and violent altercations have occurred in Istanbul, Diyarbakır, ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations (October 10, 2014)

The U.S. Embassy in Turkey informs U.S. citizens that public demonstrations are taking place throughout Turkey at varying times and with little advance notice, in response to ongoing events in the region near the border with Syria. Demonstrations and violent altercations have occurred in Istanbul, Diyarbakır, Gaziantep, Adana, Mersin, and elsewhere. Please exercise caution, practice good ...
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Special Presidential Envoy John Allen Meetings with Turkish Officials on Efforts to Counter ISIL

Statement by: Jen Psaki, Spokesperson Special Presidential Envoy John Allen and Deputy Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk held constructive and detailed talks with Turkish officials today in Ankara, including with Prime Minister Davutoglu and senior Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials. General Allen and Deputy Special Envoy McGurk discussed areas of cooperation across the multiple lines ...
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Readout of the President’s Call with Turkish President Erdogan

The White House Office of the Press Secretary The President called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last night to discuss Syria, particularly the situation in Kobani, and steps that could be taken to counter ISIL advances. The President expressed appreciation for Turkey hosting over a million refugees, including thousands from Kobani. The two leaders pledged ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations and Disruptions in Southeast Turkey

The U.S. Embassy in Ankara informs U.S. citizens that public demonstrations are taking place throughout southeast Turkey at varying times and with little advance notice, in response to ongoing fighting in the Syrian border town of Kobani.  Violent altercations have occurred in Diyarbakır, Adana, Siirt, Van, Mardin, Mus, Batman, Hakkari, Mersin, and elsewhere.   Turkish authorities ...
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