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"Politicians from Turkey and the U.S. comment two countries relationship and current problems, foresight future relations... Presidents, Prime  Ministers, Ministers and Members of Parlement  all speak to TURKOFAMERICA, share their experiences and views with our readers. All exclusive interview from Ankara and Washington, D.C...  

 

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Virginia Foxx: ''Getting Involved On the Local Level''

Republican Representative Virginia Foxx of North Carolina is among the Congress members friendly to Turkey. Even more, she has blood ties with Turks because her son-in-law is a Turkish businessman, Mustafa Özdemir. She is the third woman in North Carolina history to serve in the U.S. House.

Recep T. Erdogan: ''Turkey's Success Is Important for the Stability in the Region''

During his visit to New York, Washington DC and Boston, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan spoke to Turk of America about Turkish-American relations and the problems of Turkish associations as well as Turkish people in the US. Mr. Erdogan stated that Turkey and the US are indispensable partners for each other.

Minister Kursat Tuzmen: ''The U.S. Should be More Willing''

Kursat Tuzmen, the Minister of State in charge of Customs and Foreign Trade says that Turkey should become a more central power in accordance with the American policy in the region.“Turkey should also become a part of an exclusive economic network. These realities will shape the relations between two countries for the next five years,” said Mr. Tuzmen.

Abdullah Gul: ''Do not Expect Everything from the Government''

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Gul, during his busy diplomatic schedule in New York, accepted a special interview with Turk of America, and sent a message to the Turkish community living in the United States through our magazine. Mr. Gul said, “We are supporting our citizens living abroad in every aspect. We do not have such policy where we consider these people as a source of foreign exchange. This would be the very last thing that might cross in our minds.”

Suleyman Demirel: "We Need 30 Years to Reach the American Standards"

Suleyman Demirel, the ninth President of Turkey, gave a special interview to Turk of America during his stay in New York. During the meeting, he told the Turkish community in the US that “they should not be depressed nor feel any inferiority complex. We started this race 150 years behind, but now need 30 more years to reach the American standards.”
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