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United States Ambassador to Turkey

Ambassador of the United States to Turkey
Seal of the United States Department of State
John R. Bass
John R. Bass

since October 1, 2014
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 with the Empire's successor state, Turkey, in 1927.[2]

Republic of Turkey


See also


  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. 

External links

  • United States Department of State: Chiefs of Mission for Turkey
  • United States Department of State: Turkey
  • United States Embassy in Ankara
  • President Benjamin Harrison Appointments: Solomon Hirsch Minister to Turkey Shapell Manuscript Foundation
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