U.S. Embassy Statement Regarding Firefighting Cooperation

August 18, 2021 We are pleased that two CH-47 Chinook helicopters provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. European Command could participate in a joint effort to fight fires in Turkey’s Mugla, Dalaman region.  The helicopters completed water bucket drops in support of the firefighting effort. We commend the dedicated and successful efforts ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

USTDA Supports Istanbul’s Digital Transformation

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality to support the transformation of the city’s digital infrastructure.  USTDA’s grant will fund technical assistance to expand Istanbul’s data center and establish an Analytics Center of Excellence (ACoE). Read More»

NATO: Standing strong together and contributing equally [video]

On May 25, in Brussels, President Donald J. Trump, speaking at NATO headquarters next to a twisted metal girder from New York’s World Trade Center, vowed that by standing together the NATO Allies will vanquish the “barbaric evil” of terrorism: Reminding Allies of their pledges to devote 2 percent of gross domestic product to defense, ... Read More»
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