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    Statement of Concern About Events in Southeast Turkey

    We are concerned by reports of clashes in Turkey’s Southeast following the Government’s decision to remove some elected local officials from office on charges of supporting terrorism, and appoint local trustees in their place.

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  • Bilateral Meeting at G20 Summit in China

    Bilateral Meeting at G20 Summit in China

    President Obama (Sept. 4): "We're glad you're here, safe, and that we are able to continue to work together to build on the strong alliance and partnership that we've established during the course of my presidency."

  • Statement on the Terrorist Attack in Gaziantep

    Statement on the Terrorist Attack in Gaziantep

    Ambassador Bass (Aug 21): "We condemn the barbaric attack on innocent civilians last night in Gaziantep. We stand by our ally Turkey and pledge to continue to work closely together to defeat the common threat of terrorism.""

  • Terrorist Attacks in Turkey

    Terrorist Attacks in Turkey

    NSC Spokesperson Ned Price (Aug.18): "The United States condemns in the strongest terms terrorist attacks yesterday and today in southeastern Turkey. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of those killed, and we wish a speedy recovery to those injured. "

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  • International Religious Freedom Report for 2015.

    International Religious Freedom Report for 2015.

    Deputy Secretary Blinken (Aug. 10): "When a government denies religious liberty, it turns citizens who have done nothing wrong into criminals, igniting tension that breeds contempt, hopelessness, alienation."

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  • Terrorist Attacks in Turkey

    Terrorist Attacks in Turkey

    NSC Spokesperson Ned Price (Aug.10): "The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s terrorist attacks in southeastern Turkey. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of those killed, and we wish a speedy recovery to those injured."

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    Readout of Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Yildirim

    The Vice President spoke by phone today with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. During the call, the Vice President reaffirmed the importance of the strategic relationship between the United States and Turkey...

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  • Flag Ceremony (Consulate Staff Photo)
    240th Independence Day Celebration in Adana

    The U.S. Consulate in Adana hosted this year’s 4th of July Reception on June 23rd at Hilton Adana to mark the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Ambassador John R. Bass, his spouse Ms. Holly Holzer Bass, and Consul Linda Stuart Specht welcomed and greeted guests before the official ceremony. 

  • Ambassador John R. Bass giving remarks during the opening of SEBSIII (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Southeast Business Women Summit III

    U.S. Consulate Adana, with the cooperation of the Sanliurfa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, organized the third Southeast Businesswomen’s Summit. U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, John R. Bass and his spouse Holy Holzer Bass, as well as Şanlıurfa Deputy Governor Ufuk Akıl, Şanlıurfa Deputy Mayor Sait Kaya, Şanlıurfa Chamber of Commerce and Industry Acting President Halil Akkaya and U.S. Consul to Adana Linda Stuart Specht attended the opening of the Summit. 

  • Consul Linda Stuart Specht giving remarks (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Liberty Corner Opening

    Liberty Corner, the new U.S. information center has opened in Gaziantep. The opening of “Liberty Corner” (America Information Center) was done on May 30, 2016 at Gaziantep University, with the participation of Gaziantep University Rector Pro.Dr. Mahmet Yavuz Coşkun and U.S. Adana Consul Linda Stuart Specht. 

  • Consul Linda Stuart Specht (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Consul Specht at Cukurova University

    Consul Linda Stuart Specht paid a visit to Cukurova University where she got together with International Relations Department students.  

  • Speaking to Van Yuzuncu Yil University Students (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Charge D'Affaires and Principal Officer Van Trip

    Charge d'Affaires Lawrence Mandel, who traveled to Van together with Adana Consul Linda Stuart Specht, not only made protocol visits, but also got together with business people and U.S. exchange program participants, visited tourist attractions and before visiting the famous Van cats at 100. Yil University, gave a speech to International Relations Department students about the election system in the U.S. 

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    Press Freedom Day Breakfast

    Consul Linda Stuart Specht celebrated World Press Freedom Day with a breakfast she hosted in honor of this day, together with press members, on April 30, 2016. Specht's statment for World Press Freedom Day reads... 

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    GNYouth 2016 Conference

    The U.S. Consulate in Adana, in partnership with Junior Chamber International-Diyarbakır, is proud to sponsor the “GNYouth 2016” youth conference, which took place on April 23-24 in Şanlıurfa, Turkey. GNYouth 2016 was a great success, bringing together 150 students age 13-17 from ten different provinces across southeast Turkey.  

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  • Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) Competition
    Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) Competition
    The 2016 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) competition began on February 9. Gather your Exchange Alumni teams and apply
    for $25,000.
  • Atlas Corps Professional Fellowship The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6-18 month professional fellowship in the United States.
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