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U.S. Assistance to Wildfires in Turkey

By Ambassador David M. Satterfield August 8, 2021 U.S. Ally and NATO member Turkey answered our call for help with personal protective equipment early in the fight against COVID-19. Now, we are proud to return the gesture by responding to Turkey’s request and supporting Turkey’s wildfire suppression efforts. Through the U.S. European Command and in ...
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Statement Regarding Transfer of Parts of Varosha to Turkish Cypriot Control

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 20, 2021 The United States condemns the announcement by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today regarding the transfer of parts of Varosha to Turkish Cypriot control.  This move is clearly inconsistent with UN Security Council Resolutions 550 and 789, which ...
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