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USTDA Supports Istanbul’s Digital Transformation

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality to support the transformation of the city’s digital infrastructure.  USTDA’s grant will fund technical assistance to expand Istanbul’s data center and establish an Analytics Center of Excellence (ACoE).
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Health Alert: COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – Update

December 21, 2020 Location: Turkey New Updates: Turkey will impose a four (4) day curfew from 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020 through 5:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4, 2021.  The previously announced curfews and bans on gathering in public places remain in effect. Effective immediately, all flights to and from the United Kingdom, Denmark, ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey December 14, 2020 Location: Istanbul, Turkey Event: A demonstration is expected to take place this afternoon near the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul.  The police may implement traffic restrictions around the U.S. Consulate General from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm today and access to the U.S. Consulate General may be ...
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Ambassador Satterfield’s Statement on International Human Rights Day

December 10, 2020 Today, the United States Mission to Turkey commemorates International Human Rights Day and the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly in 1948. The Declaration states that all individuals are born with inalienable rights, including freedoms of thought, religion or belief, expression, peaceful assembly, and association. ...
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