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ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism

June 2, 1978 - Madrid, Spain Three Armenian gunmen open automatic gunfire on the automobile of the Turkish Ambassador to Spain, Zeki Kuneralp. The Ambassador's wife, Necla Kuneralp, and a guest, a retired Turkish Ambassador, [...]

ATAA Celebrates May 19, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day

May 19th, 2017|Comments Off on ATAA Celebrates May 19, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day

May 19, 2017, Washington, DC | May 19th marks a significant date in the history of the Turkish Republic. Ninety-eight years ago today, Army Commander and Founding Father Mustafa Kemal Atatürk arrived in the port [...]

California Governor Jerry Brown Denies Parole for Armenian Terrorist Hampig Sassounian

May 15th, 2017|Comments Off on California Governor Jerry Brown Denies Parole for Armenian Terrorist Hampig Sassounian

May 15, 2017, Washington, DC | Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) commends California Governor Jerry Brown for denying the parole of San Quentin Prison inmate Hampig Sassounian, whose parole was previously granted by the [...]

The ATAA, representing over 60 local chapters and 500,000 Turkish Americans throughout the United States, serves locally and nationwide to develop an informed and empowered Turkish American community, and to support strong U.S.-Turkish relations. The ATAA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed under the laws of the District of Columbia.
The founding principle of ATAA was the need to create cohesion and cooperation between the large numbers of social/cultural Turkish American organizations around the US. The Assembly’s main goal is to be a link between all communities, large or small, and pursue their interests in Washington and beyond. The main objectives of ATAA are two-fold. One is to create an informed national Turkish American community that can help foster US-Turkish relations and take an active part in promoting a balanced and truthful picture of Turkey in the US. The other is to educate Americans in government, the media and the public at large about Turkey and issues that concern us as Turkish Americans.
B y becoming a member you will be part of a network of Turkish-Americans and friends of Turkey who care about the historic relationship between the two peoples and who are aware of the crucial role each one of us plays in strengthening the relationship and promoting an accurate and fair picture of Turkey and Turks. Join ATAA  Today…..