News & Events
This section lists public statements from the U.S. officials, including press releases and published op-eds. Here you will also find information about upcoming events organized by the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul and documentation of past programs.
The Press Section handles relations between the U.S. Consulate General and the media in Istanbul to:
- provide and verify information on U.S. foreign policy positions;
- promote the depth, accuracy, and balance of foreign reporting on the U.S.;
- organize press briefings and media events including requested interviews with key U.S. government officials - with those currently assigned to this post, and others visiting Istanbul.
The Press Section also works with the Turkish press corps to facilitate travel to the U.S. for training and reporting purposes. Occasionally, the Press Section will sponsor journalism training sessions and arrange for speaking tours by media experts and other professionals with schools of communication in Turkey.