Ankara, Turkey, June 2012
On June 26, Ambassador Kirk and Acting Secretary Blank co-chaired with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, the U.S.-Turkey Framework for Strategic Economic and Commercial Cooperation (FSECC) Meeting. Ambassador Sapiro participated in the Meeting. Ambassador Kirk, Dr. Blank, and Ambassador Sapiro subsequently made remarks at a reception hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone.