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The U.S. Embassy Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy in Ankara announces its country-wide Grants Program . Funding is available to support projects that address one or more of the following key bilateral themes: Support Shared Security – Projects for consideration in this category could/should support and advance cooperation between the United States and Turkey on defeating ISIS/DAESH and other extremist groups; projects ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Turkey Country Information Update

The Department of State’s country information page for Turkey has been updated, with new information on protests and gatherings in the “Safety and Security” section.  Please regularly review this advice. https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Turkey.html Assistance: U.S. Embassy, Ankara +90-312-455-5555 https://tr.usembassy.gov/ U.S. Consulate General, Istanbul +90-212-335-9000 https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/istanbul/ U.S. Consulate, Adana +90-322-455-4100 https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/adana/ U.S. Consular Agency, Izmir Izmir@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs1 -888-407-4747 or ...
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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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