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Message for U.S. Citizens: Transition to Istanbul’s New International Airport (March 22, 2019)

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Transition to Istanbul’s New International Airport (March 22, 2019) Location:  Istanbul, Turkey Event:  The Istanbul Airport operating authority has announced that between April 5-7, 2019, all domestic and international commercial flights will transfer from Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport to the new Istanbul Airport.  Both airports are scheduled to cease operations temporarily during ...
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State Department Maintains Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) Designation of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC – March 1, 2019 The Department of State has reviewed and maintained the Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) designation of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended (8 U.S.C. § 1189). The PKK was originally designated as ...
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Instagram Trivia Giveaway

How much do you know about the history of women’s rights in the U.S.? You could win a gift bag from the U.S. Embassy in Turkey! How to Enter Now through March 31, 2019,  each week a trivia question related to the history of women’s rights in the U.S. will be posted on the Embassy’s ...
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Readout of Meeting Between Administration Officials and President Erdogan of Turkey

February 28, 2019 Yesterday, Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner, Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt, and United States Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met in Turkey with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  They discussed increasing cooperation between the United States and Turkey, and the Trump Administration’s efforts to facilitate peace between the Israelis and ...
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