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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Expected Demonstration at the Consulate

The U.S. Consulate at Istanbul informs U.S. citizens of an expected protest of undetermined size by Halk Cephesi at the Consulate General this morning, May 9. The Turkish National Police (TNP) will be setting up barricades on the street. At this time, the consular section expects to operate as usual. Even demonstrations intended to be ...
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Consul General Charles F. Hunter’s Remarks at Justice and Rule of Law International Symposium

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for inviting me to participate in this impressive gathering of dignitaries and experts from around the world to discuss a topic of profound importance: the rule of law and its role in a successful democratic and modern society. As we have seen in countries transitioning to democracy in ...
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A/S Frantz Roundtable with Turkish Journalists on “The Role of an Independent Media in Civil Society”

The Consul General’s Residence Istanbul, Turkey MR. CONNELL: Good morning, everyone. I’m David Connell. I’m the information officer at the U.S. Consulate. Thank you for coming this morning to this on-the-record roundtable on the role of independent media in civil society with Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Doug Frantz. Consul General Hunter would like to ...
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YES Alumni – Mert İlter

Hi everybody! My name is Mert Ilter and I am from Turkey. I am an exchange student under the AFS-YES Program. Last summer I won the YES scholarship and this whole thing completely changed my life. Not just an experience, I witnessed a whole different life style which I really liked. I spent 11 months ...
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