Tag: Turkish Embassy in London

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ANZAC Day celebrated in Cambridge, but where were the Turks?

In the corner of a large Cambridge cemetery lie a handful of overgrown graves of men who were wounded or fell at Gallipoli / Çanakkale during the First World War. That was the epic campaign won so brilliantly against global opposition by Turkiye’s founding father, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. It was also famous for the lasting […]

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Turkish Ambassador Osman Koray Ertaş takes up his new post in London

Five months after the announcement of his posting to London, Turkiye’s new ambassador to the United Kingdom has finally arrived. Ambassador Osman Koray Ertaş visited the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), where he formally presented his credentials confirming his appointment. Among the first activities for Turkiye’s new top diplomat in Britain was to […]

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Regular flights resume after Turkey ends mandatory quarantine for UK arrivals

Direct passenger flights between Britain and Turkey are to restart after Turkish officials confirmed the  Covid-19 restrictions on Britain have been lifted. The announcement, made on social media earlier this evening by the Turkish Embassy in London, was echoed by Bilal Ekşi, the Deputy Chairman and CEO of Turkish Airlines. In place since December due […]

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UK-Turkey flights resume for Turkish nationals and foreigners with residency permits, but with PCR tests and quarantine on arrival

Five days after suspending all flights from Britain due to coronavirus mutation fears, the Turkish authorities have announced a partial restoration of services for Turkish citizens and foreign nationals with Turkish residency permits only. After assessing the risks from the newly identified more contagious variant of coronavirus in the UK and elsewhere, the Turkish authorities […]