Qa-78, 20 December 2019, Statement Of The Spokesperson Of Ministry Of The Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hami Aksoy, In Response To A Question Regarding The Approval By The U.s. Congress Of Draft Appropriations Bills
Draft appropriation bills regarding budget allocations for U.S. federal institutions in 2020 which were approved by the U.S House of Representatives and Senate, contain negative language targeting Turkey. This is the latest outcome of the agenda pursued by Members of Congress who are bent on damaging our bilateral relations by any means.
Turkey condemns the exploitation of even an ordinary budgeting process for the sake of the short term political ambitions of U.S. politicians.
Foremost, U.S. Members of Congress are damaging their own reputations and credibility by allowing themselves to be used by their anti-Turkish colleagues’ drive to hollow out the notion of “Alliance”. Those circles who try to unfairly block the delivery of F-35 aircrafts to Turkey, while attempting to hamper efforts for a solution on the Island of Cyprus and cooperation opportunities in the Eastern Mediterranean, will realize in due time that their initiatives are actually harming the U.S.’s own interests and not serving regional peace and stability.
Monday - Friday
09:00 - 13:00 / 14:30 - 17:30
Submission of Documents: 09.30-12.30
|1/1/2020||1/1/2020||New Year's Day|
|1/25/2020||1/25/2020||Lunar New Year's Day|
|1/27/2020||1/28/2020||The third and fourth day of Lunar New Year|
|4/4/2020||4/4/2020||Ching Ming Festival|
|4/10/2020||4/11/2020||Goof Friday and the day following Good Friday|
|4/30/2020||4/30/2020||Birthday of the Buddha|
|5/24/2020||5/24/2020||Feast of Ramadan|
|6/25/2020||6/25/2020||Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)|
|7/1/2020||7/1/2020||Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day|
|7/31/2020||7/31/2020||Feast of Sacrifice|
|10/1/2020||10/2/2020||National Day of PRC|
|10/2/2020||10/2/2020||The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival|
|10/26/2020||10/26/2020||The day following Chung Yeung Festival|
|10/29/2020||10/29/2020||National Day of the Republic of Turkey|
+ 90 312 292 29 29