United States Ambassador to Turkey

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Ambassador of the United States to Turkey
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Incumbent
Francis J. Ricciardone, Jr.

since January 1, 2011
Nominator Barack Obama
Inaugural holder George W. Erving
as Chargé d'Affaires
Formation 1831
Website U.S. Embassy - Ankara

The United States has maintained many high level contacts with Turkey since the 19th century.

Ottoman Empire

Chargé d'Affaires

Minister Resident

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

The Ottoman Empire severed diplomatic relations with the United States on April 20, 1917, after the United States declared war against Germany on April 4, 1917. Normal diplomatic relations were reestablished in by the Empire's successor state, Turkey, on 1927.2

Republic of Turkey

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See also

References

  1. ^ "President Benjamin Harrison Names Solomon Hirsch Minister to Turkey". Shapell Manuscript Collection. Shapell Manuscript Foundation. 
  2. ^ "Turkey". Diplomatic History of the United States. U. S. Department of State. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 

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