Embassy of Turkey, Washington, D.C.


The Turkish Embassy represents the interests of the Republic of Turkey in Washington, D.C. Turkey and the United States maintain a strategic partnership of vital importance based on shared democratic values, and an agenda for positive change on regional and global issues of common interest. 

Blatant Violation of International Law by Israel

Israeli Defense Forces stormed themultinational, civilian convoy, known as the “Freedom Flotilla”on May 31, 2010 at 4:32 a.m. local time, in the international waters of the Eastern Mediterranean, as the convoy was 72 nautical miles off the coast of Israel and 64 nautical miles away from the nearest point of the Israeli-imposed “Gaza blockade area.”, in blatant breach of international law.