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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gezi Park Anniversary Demonstrations

Various Turkish news and social media are reporting that demonstrations will take place in cities in Turkey on Saturday, May 31, the anniversary of the Gezi Park protests of 2013. The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Turkey to be alert to the potential for violence on and around May 31, and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: IRS Guidance: Bank Secrecy Act E-Filing Information for Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report (FBAR) Filers

The IRS is hosting an Internal Revenue Service Webinar on Reporting of Foreign Financial Accounts on the Electronic FBAR , on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Information for filers about the filing requirement is available on the IRS website:  IRS Reminds Those with Foreign Assets of U.S. Tax Obligations . Contact information for the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Turkey: The U.S. Embassy in Ankara is located at 110 Ataturk Boulevard, tel: (90)(312) 455-5555, fax (90)(312) 468-6131.  The Internet address ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gezi Park Anniversary Demonstrations

Various Turkish news and social media are reporting that demonstrations will take place in cities in Turkey on Saturday, May 31, the anniversary of the Gezi Park protests of 2013. The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Turkey to be alert to the potential for violence on and around May 31, and ...
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Consul General Hunter’s Remarks at the Opening of the Tiffany & Co. Boutique

Thank you for inviting me to speak this morning on this auspicious occasion, the opening of Tiffany and Company’s new boutique at the Zorlu Center. Tiffany’s is an iconic international brand that has strong ties to the history and culture of the United States.  Charles Lewis Tiffany and John Young founded the company as a ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Mining Tragedy in Soma and Demonstrations in Turkey

U.S. Embassy Ankara would like to inform U.S. citizens of protests against the Turkish Government regarding the recent mining tragedy in Soma. We have received reports of demonstrations currently occurring at various locations throughout the country. The possibility exists for continuing protest activity throughout the weekend as well. We urge citizens to avoid areas of ...
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