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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Increased Security Awareness

Following the commencement of military action against ISIL targets in Syria, U.S. citizens are reminded that there have been violent attacks in Turkey in the past, and the possibility of terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and interests, from both transnational and indigenous groups, remains high. While there is no new specific threat information of threats, ...
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Consul Espinoza’s Travel to Southeast Turkey

U.S. Consul to Adana John Espinoza travelled to eastern and southeastern Turkey, September 6-14, 2014. During his visit, Espinoza visited the cities of Van, Hakkari, Sirnak, Midyat, Siirt, Batman and Diyarbakir. In addition to his official visits, Consul Espinoza attended the Armenian Orthodox mass on Akdamar Island in Van, visited the Mor Gabriel Monastery in ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Social Security Administration Representative in Ankara

Embassy of the United States of America Ankara, Turkey  The U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey is pleased to announce that a Social Security Administration representative will be visiting Ankara on September 16, 2014 and will hold a meeting with local American citizens.  The SSA representative will promote “iclaim” as well as discussing general topics such ...
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Under Secretary Catherine Novelli’s Istanbul Visit

Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli has visited İstanbul to participate in the UN’s Ninth Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Meeting in Istanbul on 2-5 September, 2014. The Under Secretary met with government, business, information technology and civil society representatives from various countries and discussed Internet governance related ...
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YES Turkish Students Share Their Experiences

52 students from Turkey between the ages of 15 and 18 went to the States for a year to participate to the Kennedy Lugar Youth Exchange Program. The students along with their families gathered on August 17th 2014 in Istanbul for the program’s post-orientation meeting. The program officially launched in Turkey in 2003 in hopes ...
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