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Psaki: The U.S. endorses “calls for a full investigation”

Department of State Spokesperson Jen Psaki commented on Turkey’s Gezi Park protests and on June 3. Psaki said “Our assessment is that the vast majority of the protesters have been peaceful, law abiding, ordinary citizens exercising their rights. We are concerned about – which you heard the Secretary say this morning – the excessive use of force by police in several instances, and endorse calls for a full investigation. Read more

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U.S-Turkey relations, in a special moment, says U.S. Assistant Secretary of State

Assistant Secretary Fernandez traveled to Ankara from May 22-24, leading a U.S. delegation to the 10th U.S.–Turkey Economic Partnership Commission (EPC) meeting. The EPC serves to advance the United States strong and growing economic partnership with Turkey on entrepreneurship, innovation, intellectual property rights, trade, and investment. Read more

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U.S.–Turkey Smart Grid Workshop: Partnering to Power the Future

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) sponsored a two-day workshop February 12-13, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey to foster U.S. – Turkey partnerships for state-of-the-art electricity transmission and distribution projects throughout Turkey. The event highlighted smart grid projects and initiatives, U.S. Read more