Ambassador Bass’ Remarks During an Independence Day Celebration

U.S. Ambassador John Bass Remarks During an Independence Day Celebration U.S. Ambassador’s Residence Ankara, Turkey July 7, 2017 [As delivered] Sayın Bakan, Sayın Komutanlar, Değerli Konuklar, Hanımefendiler, Beyefendiler, hoşgeldiniz. Thank you all very much for joining us this evening to celebrate the 241st anniversary of our independence. Marines – present the colors. [National anthems are ... Read More»

Celebrating U.S. Independence Day

Each year, Americans celebrate the ideals of liberty and freedom – essential elements of our country’s founding creed. Whether near or far, communities gather together in various ways to host cookouts, watch fireworks, and take part in celebrations that help honor and share collective American traditions and cultures. In countries abroad, U.S. diplomatic missions host ... Read More»
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