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Visit by Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Department of State’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism, to Turkey

On June 13, Ambassador Nathan A. Sales met with Turkish Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sedat Onal; Turkish Deputy Minister of Justice, Selahaddin Mentes; and with Senior Presidential Advisor, Dr. Gulnur Aybet. They discussed countering the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), global efforts to defeat al-Qa’ida and ISIS, the repatriation and prosecution of foreign terrorist fighters, ...
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Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery Results

2020 Entrant Status Check 2020 Entrant Status Check DV-2020 Entrants may enter their confirmation information through the link below starting at noon (EDT) on May 7, 2019. The DV-2020 registration period opened on October 3, 2018, and closed on November 6, 2018. DV-2020 entrants should keep their confirmation number until at least September 30, 2020. ...
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Cancellation of Istanbul Mayoral Election Results

Press Statement Morgan Ortagus Department Spokesperson Washington, DC – May 8, 2019 Free and fair elections and acceptance of legitimate election results are essential for any democracy.The Turkish Supreme Election Council has taken the decision, after certifying the results of the mayoral election in Istanbul of March 31, to re-run that election. We, like other ...
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Special Representative Ambassador James Jeffrey Travels to Turkey and Switzerland

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 29, 2019 Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador James Jeffrey and Deputy Assistant Secretary and Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn will travel to Ankara, Turkey for meetings on April 30-May 2, 2019. Ambassador Jeffrey will ...
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