16th TCA Congressional Delegation Trip Concludes PDF Print E-mail
2013-03-05 23:15:55
Image The Turkish Coalition of America’s 16th Congressional Delegation completed its visit to Turkey on February 24th. Since 2009 TCA has taken more than 155 members of Congress and senior staffers to Turkey and surrounding countries. This delegation, comprised of 14 Congressional staffers, first visited Ankara where the group had the honor of participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at Anitkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The delegation also participated in high-level meetings with U.S. and Turkish officials, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy, members of Parliament and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA). These meetings allowed the staffers to engage in an active dialogue on the current state of U.S.-Turkey relations, Turkey’s foreign policy, and its booming economy. Meetings were also held with the Ankara office of the German Marshall Fund and the Eurasian Research Center.
Last Updated ( 2013-03-05 23:16:36 )
Gul: Turkish-US Relations Were One of Main Pillars of Turkish Foreign Policy PDF Print E-mail
2013-03-02 00:35:12
Image AA - Turkish President Abdullah Gul said that Turkish-US relations were one of the main pillars of Turkish foreign policy. According to the web site of the Turkish Presidency, Gul, Kerry and an accompanying delegation on Friday discussed bilateral and regional relations in detail. President Gul, congratulating Kerry for having been assigned the position of US Secretary of State, stressed that Kerry's visit came at a time when many critical developments were taking place in the region.
Last Updated ( 2013-03-02 00:36:17 )
Kerry Praised "Heroic Actions" of Akarsu PDF Print E-mail
2013-03-02 00:31:06
Image AA- US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday attended the commemoration ceremony for the Turkish guard killed at the bomb attack to US Embassy in Ankara. Kerry soon after arriving in Ankara went to the embassy to attend the ceremony for Mustafa Akarsu, the Turkish guard who was killed by terrorist attack on February 1. The ceremony took place in the garden of the diplomatic compound and Kerry decorated Akarsu family with Thomas Jefferson Star which is rarely given for the heroic actions on behalf of US government.
Last Updated ( 2013-03-02 00:31:58 )
10 Richest U.S. Presidents: 24/7 Wall St. PDF Print E-mail
2013-02-20 00:40:20
Image From 24/7 Wall St.: Three years ago, 24/7 Wall St. published the net worth of every American president, from Washington to Obama. We have updated our numbers to reflect the earnings of the still-living presidents. One thing remains clear: it pays to be president, especially after leaving office. 24/7 Wall St. examined the finances of all 43 presidents to identify the richest.
Last Updated ( 2013-02-20 00:41:08 )
Kerry to Visit Europe, Turkey, Egypt, Gulf on First Trip PDF Print E-mail
2013-02-19 20:41:27
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes remarks to the media before a bilateral meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the State Department in Washington February 14, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Mike Theiler
(Reuters) - John Kerry will visit nine countries in Western Europe and the Middle East on his first trip as U.S. secretary of state to consult allies on topics including Syria's civil war, the State Department said on Tuesday. Kerry will travel to London, Berlin, Paris and Rome, where he is expected to attend a gathering of senior officials from nations supporting the Syrian opposition and to meet with opposition members.
Last Updated ( 2013-02-19 20:43:28 )
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