/Press Releases

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

2017-08-24T01:17:25+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 2017-08-24T01:17:25+00:00

ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism

2017-08-24T01:22:25+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 2017-08-24T01:22:25+00:00

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

2017-08-24T01:24:16+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 2017-08-24T01:24:16+00:00

California Governor Jerry Brown Denies Parole for Armenian Terrorist Hampig Sassounian

2017-08-24T01:17:55+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 2017-08-24T01:17:55+00:00

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

2017-08-24T01:25:27+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 2017-08-24T01:25:27+00:00

ATAA Attends Anzac Day Dawn Service

2017-08-24T01:24:55+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 2017-08-24T01:24:55+00:00

ATAA Celebrates April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day

2017-09-05T02:07:52+00:00

April 23, 2017 , Washington, DC  | On the occasion of the 97th anniversary of April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty and Children's Day, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations  congratulates all children and the Turkish American community. "Little women, little men! Each one of you is a star, a ray of light, a rose of the [...]

ATAA Celebrates April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day 2017-09-05T02:07:52+00:00

ATAA 37th Annual Turkish American Conference a Success

2017-09-05T02:08:01+00:00

ATAA's 37th Annual Turkish American Conference was held March 24-25 in Houston, Texas with a theme of "U.S. - Turkey Relations: The Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions." The two day conference composed by presentations, panel discussions and interactive dialogue  provided the participants with the rich opportunity to explore a broad range of topics including U.S. -Turkey [...]

ATAA 37th Annual Turkish American Conference a Success 2017-09-05T02:08:01+00:00

ATAA Welcomes Newly Elected Board Members

2017-09-05T02:07:04+00:00

March 29, 2017, Washington, DC  - The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is pleased to  announce the ATAA 2017 Election Results. All candidates were nominated and selected in strict accordance with the ATAA Bylaws and procedures. Those candidates that were nominated expressed their voluntary and explicit agreement that the nomination of each was appropriate and [...]

ATAA Welcomes Newly Elected Board Members 2017-09-05T02:07:04+00:00