US Suspends Non-Immigrant Visa Services in Turkey After Arrest
US Suspends Non-Immigrant Visa Services in Turkey After Arrest
A general view of the US Embassy in Turkey's capital Ankara
09 October, 2017, 01:12
The US embassy in Ankara has said it will suspend non-immigrant visa services across Turkey until it reassesses Ankara's commitment to the security of its staff.
Aaron Stein of Rafic Hariri center for the Middle East at The Atlantic Council said "in recent months Turkey has imprisoned Americans and USA embassy and consulate employees under dubious charges".
The Turkish Embassy in the USA on Sunday announced that processing non-immigrant visa applications have been suspended.
Turkish embassy in Washington said on Sunday it suspended all non-immigrant visa services at all Turkish diplomatic facilities in the United States, after USA missions reduced visa services in Turkey.
"Recent events have forced the United States Government to reassess the commitment of the Government of Turkey to the security of U.S. Mission facilities and personnel", the U.S. Mission to Turkey said Sunday in a statement posted on the embassy's official Twitter account in English and Turkish.
The move followed the arrest on October 4 of a Turkish national who works at the US consulate in Istanbul for alleged involvement in the July 2016 coup attempt on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Red Sox DH Nunez injured, replaced on roster by OF Young
That drew a loud chorus of boos from the home crowd, which greeted Altuve with a standing ovation in his first at-bat. Been humbled along the way, been injured along the way, and just makes it that much more special for me, for sure.
FETO and its US -based leader Fetullah Gulen orchestrated the attempted coup, which left 250 people martyred and almost 2,200 injured.
TRT World'sEdiz Tiyansan is in Washington with the latest on the USA decision. According to Turkish media, the man, Metin Topuz, is accused of espionage and "attempting to overthrow the Turkish government and constitution".
Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency identified the consulate employee as a male Turkish citizen.
Topuz is linked to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind last year's defeated coup in Turkey, a judicial source said on Wednesday. The expert, who closely follows Turkish affairs, said Mr Erdogan would like to swap the businessman Reza Zarrab and the banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla (both arrested in United States) with those arrested from USA consulates.
"He is neither a staff of the US Consulate nor does he have any diplomatic or consular immunity", said Foreign Ministry spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu in a statement last week.
Along with innumerable others, Weaver was disgusted with Trump's treatment of the citizens of the unincorporated US territory. Eastern Florida State College will waive out-of-state tuition rates for students from Puerto Rico and the U.S.
Iran has warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corps as a terrorist group. Trump campaigned past year against the global nuclear deal with Iran and has vowed to abandon it.
The Steelers run defense needs to continue to play at a high level and remove Leonard Fournette from being the Jaguars' playmaker. Fournette is now tied for seventh in the league in rushing with 285 yards on 81 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
Prescott is throwing the ball a full 20 percent more than a year ago as a rookie, and that hasn't been a good thing for Dallas. Last week the Cowboys looked like they might take control of the Los Angeles Rams , both when they were up 17-6 and 24-13.
After assassination of Las Vegas, US President Donald Trump has advocated banning of so-called permanent fire devices in weapons. Bump stocks should be bumped off the sales floor and into the junk heap to help prevent future slaughters of innocent Americans.
Following the trailer launch, tickets to the highly anticipated cinematic event will be on sale everywhere movie tickets are sold. This isn't the only trailer announcement, however, as a YouTube video popped up soon after announcing when the trailer would air.
The money from the campaign will be donated to six cancer centres as well as help 50 people suffering from the disease. More than 70, 000 women succumb to breast cancer every year - a woman dies of breast cancer every 10 minutes in India.
The deceased were identifed as Urmila Jindal, 82, and her daughters Sangeeta Gupta, 58, Nupur Jindal, 48, and Anjali Jindal, 38. Nupur Prasad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara), said that Urmila was planning to sell off some of her properties.
The Spain global , 33, has made 639 appearances for the Catalan club - second on their all-time list - and scored 55 goals. Iniesta came through La Masia, the Barcelona youth academy, after joining in 1996 at the age of 12.
While CPI's D Raja demanded a "high level SIT probe monitored by the court", AAP sought a criminal enquiry into the allegations. Regarding the title of the report, Goyal retorted: "The name "Jay Amit Bhai Shah" is used in the title".
Chargers at Giants: Who has the edge?
But the Chargers' biggest flaw is their inability to defend the run, an area the Giants haven't been able to exploit this season. Novak isn't known for a booming leg, but during his stint in San Diego from 2011-14, he made 90 of 100 from inside 50 yards.
Michigan State breaks the Big House's heart again
Lewerke threw for 94 yards on 11-for-22 passing, but he led MSU with 61 rushing yards and had one of its two TDs. Michigan State ran the ball well in the first half, gaining 112 yards on the top rushing defense in the nation.
Odell Beckham will undergo surgery for injured ankle
Marshall attempted to make a catch deep down the right sideline and hurt his left leg when he came down awkwardly out of bounds. In the fourth quarter, Beckham went up for a catch before being pulled to the ground and twisting in awkward direction.
Hurricane Nate Makes Landfall in USA as Category 1 Storm
Tropical storm warnings extend into central Alabama and tropical storm watches are in effect as far north as northern Georgia. Nate , which made landfall Saturday night near the mouth of the Mississippi River, is moving northward at 20 miles per hour .
Six Things to Watch in Sunday's Titans-Dolphins Contest
The Dolphins were shut out 20-0 last week by the New Orleans Saints, after falling to the New York Jets by a final score of 20-6. He took the bulk of the first-team reps in practice this week after struggling last week coming off the bench.
South Carolina's defense comes up big vs. Arkansas
Kelley later engineered another scoring drive, culminating with a 34-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Nance with 1:40 remaining. Arkansas responded with a 75-yard drive. - Arkansas' tight ends coach - on the Razorbacks' all-time touchdown passing list.