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ATAA Condemns Armenia’s Aggression against Azerbaijan

September 28, 2020, Virginia - Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) strongly condemns the deadly attack by the armed forces of the Republic of Armenia on Azerbaijani positions along the line of contact and populated areas in the Armenian-occupied Karabakh region of Azerbaijan on September 27. In this most egregious violation of ceasefire regime, which has [...]

ATAA Condemns Armenia’s Aggression against Azerbaijan2020-09-28T13:02:55-04:00

ATAA Celebrates UN International Day of Peace

September 21, 2020  | Virginia-  On the UN International Day of Peace, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) calls upon the nations and international communities to respect a cessation of hostilities and make their best efforts to find a common ground to solve conflicts and disputes peacefully. On this special day, ATAA remembers M. Kemal [...]

ATAA Celebrates UN International Day of Peace2020-09-21T16:08:38-04:00

ACT NOW! Request Proclamation to Commemorate October 29

Dear Community Leader: As you are well aware, one of the best ways to officially introduce the Turkish American community is through proclamations. October 29 Republic Day (Cumhuriyet Bayramı) is an important day for all Turks, Turkish Americans and Americans from Turkish descent. Therefore it is very important for this day to be recognized across the [...]

ACT NOW! Request Proclamation to Commemorate October 292020-09-14T16:03:06-04:00

ATAA Remembers September 11, 2001

Today marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that left 2,996 people dead and more than 6,000 others injured in the United States. The tragic events of September 11 have left an indelible mark on the lives and hearts of the American people - just as vivid and painful now as it [...]

ATAA Remembers September 11, 20012020-09-11T10:25:53-04:00

ATAA Celebrates 98th Anniversary of Turkish Victory Day

“A military victory is insufficient for a true liberation. In our political life, in social life, in the education of people, science and technology will be our guide.” Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, October 27, 1922 Today marks the 98th anniversary of the victory at Dumlupınar, which was the final battle of the Turkish War of Independence against [...]

ATAA Celebrates 98th Anniversary of Turkish Victory Day2020-08-30T01:52:28-04:00

ATAA Commemorates the UN International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism Day

August 21, 2020, Alexandria, VA | On the third commemoration of the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism*, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) remembers all victims of terrorist atrocities and survivors of terrorism with great sorrow and conveys its deepest sympathies and respects to their families. Since our [...]

ATAA Commemorates the UN International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism Day2020-08-21T15:08:42-04:00

ATAA Mourns the Passing of Mr. Hudai Yavalar, Founder and Chairman of Atatürk Society of America

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is deeply saddened by the death of Mr. Hudai Yavalar, Founding President and Chairman of Atatürk Society of America (ASA). Mr. Yavalar passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 at the age of 82 in Washington, DC. Mr. Yavalar arrived in the United States as a student in 1958. [...]

ATAA Mourns the Passing of Mr. Hudai Yavalar, Founder and Chairman of Atatürk Society of America2020-08-14T17:58:54-04:00

ATAA Celebrates the 97th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty

"Gentlemen, I don't think it is necessary any further to compare the principles underlying the Lausanne Peace Treaty with other proposals for peace. This treaty, is a document declaring that all efforts, prepared over centuries, and thought to have been accomplished through the SEVRES Treaty to crush the Turkish nation have been in vain. It is [...]

ATAA Celebrates the 97th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty2020-07-24T09:32:14-04:00

ATAA Condemns Attack on Azerbaijanis in Los Angeles

July 22, 2020 - Virginia | Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) representing more than 50 local Turkish-American organizations nationwide condemns the violence and the hate crimes committed by the radical Armenian Dashnaks on July 21 against the Azerbaijani-Americans in Los Angeles. ATAA would like to remind all law makers, elected and appointed officials in the [...]

ATAA Condemns Attack on Azerbaijanis in Los Angeles2020-08-07T11:57:14-04:00

ATAA Commemorates the 46th Anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation in Cyprus

Today marks the 46th anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation conducted by the Turkish Army in 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 of the two modern [...]

ATAA Commemorates the 46th Anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation in Cyprus2020-07-20T09:40:25-04:00
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