|TCA President G. Lincoln McCurdy with Turkish parliamentary delegation, Turkish Embassy
Attorney David Saltzman, and TCA staff
On September 6, TCA hosted a parliamentary delegation from Turkey at its headquarters in Washington. The delegation was led by Deputy Ravza Kavakci Kan. Other members of the delegation included Deputies Ali Sarikaya, Chairman of US-Turkey Friendship Group in Turkey’s Parliament; Ahmet Berat Conkar; Prof. Dr. Emine Nur Gunay; and Sena Nur Celik. The delegation came to Washington to meet with members of Congress, exchange ideas with U.S. based NGOs, and strengthen the friendship between the U.S. and Turkey. Members of the delegation made their first stop at TCA, where they discussed the importance of maintaining strong U.S.-Turkey relations, the Congressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans, TCA programs and activities, and the U.S. political scene and upcoming elections.