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ATAA Celebrates the 94th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty

2017-07-25T18:24:22+00:00

Today we celebrate the 94th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty. It was through this treaty that Turkey finally gained back its political and economic sovereignty, in the aftermath of what was possibly the most turbulent years of its history. Witnessing the catastrophic decline of the Ottoman Empire after the superimposed Sevres Treaty and the hardships [...]

ATAA Celebrates the 94th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty 2017-07-25T18:24:22+00:00

ATAA Commemorates the 43rd Anniversary of Turkey’s Cyprus Peace Operation

2017-07-20T10:09:41+00:00

July 20, 2017 | Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation conducted by the Turkish Army on Cyprus on July 20, 1974 to protect the lives and liberties of the island's Turkish community from mass extermination. Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) commends the Turkish Armed Forces, which carried out one [...]

ATAA Commemorates the 43rd Anniversary of Turkey’s Cyprus Peace Operation 2017-07-20T10:09:41+00:00

ATAA Remembers July 15 Coup Attempt in Turkey

2017-07-16T13:40:21+00:00

Today marks the 1st anniversary of the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey, which claimed the lives of 249 and wounded more than 2,000. The failed attempt by the Fethullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) whose affiliates have infiltrated to Turkish society, political system and armed forces to overthrow the current government in Turkey is a blatant attack [...]

ATAA Remembers July 15 Coup Attempt in Turkey 2017-07-16T13:40:21+00:00

ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism – July 14, 1983 – Brussels

2017-07-16T13:55:17+00:00

July 14, 1983 - Brussels, Belgium Armenian gunmen assassinate Turkish Embassy Administrative Attaché, Dursun Aksoy, while in his automobile near his home in Brussels' embassy section. ASALA and JCAG claim responsibility. July 27, 1983 - Lisbon, Portugal Five Armenian gunmen - "The Lisbon Five" - storm the Turkish Embassy in Lisbon, killing a Portuguese law enforcement [...]

ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism – July 14, 1983 – Brussels 2017-07-16T13:55:17+00:00

ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism

2017-07-16T13:55:13+00:00

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, Besir Balcioglu, are killed. Spanish chauffeur, Antonio Torres, dies later from his wounds. Armenian terrorist organizations, ASALA and JCAG claim responsibility. [...]

ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism 2017-07-16T13:55:13+00:00

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

2017-07-16T13:40:44+00:00

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 city of Samsun on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, launching the War of Independence against powers that had invaded Turkey [...]

ATAA Celebrates May 19, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day 2017-07-16T13:40:44+00:00

California Governor Jerry Brown Denies Parole for Armenian Terrorist Hampig Sassounian

2017-07-16T13:43:14+00:00

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 California Board of Parole. Sassounian, Inmate C88440, was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life imprisonment for the heinous [...]

California Governor Jerry Brown Denies Parole for Armenian Terrorist Hampig Sassounian 2017-07-16T13:43:14+00:00

ATAA Buys New ATAA Turkish House, Moves Out From Its Old Location

2017-07-16T13:46:55+00:00

Dear Assembly Members and Friends: It is with our great pleasure to inform you that in coming weeks, we will open our doors in more spacious and comfortable surroundings. Our old office served us well, and we made great memories there, but we couldn't be more excited about our new space. Our new address is 6003 Tower [...]

ATAA Buys New ATAA Turkish House, Moves Out From Its Old Location 2017-07-16T13:46:55+00:00

ATAA Attends Anzac Day Dawn Service

2017-07-16T13:26:05+00:00

April 25, 2017, Washington, DC | On April 25 at 5:45am, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) participated in the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. ATAA Art Director Hakan Dakin joined the Defense Attache's of Australia, New Zealand, Britain, France, Korea, Canada and Turkey, to place a [...]

ATAA Attends Anzac Day Dawn Service 2017-07-16T13:26:05+00:00