Qr-19, 29 March 2019, Statement Of The Spokesperson Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hami Aksoy, In Response To A Question Regarding The Stataments By Elliott Abrams, Us Special Representative For Venezuela, As The Guest Of Us Department Of State's 'liveatstate' Social Media Program On 28 March

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 29.03.2019

We regret the statements by Elliott Abrams, US Special Representative for Venezuela, regarding Turkey’s relations with Venezuela.

Turkey, like many countries, recognizes Maduro Government, which came to power through elections, as the legitimate government of the country in accordance with international law and as represented in the UN.

Turkey is against attempts to replace legitimate governments through foreign intervention and by resorting to undemocratic means. Besides, Turkey conducts its trade with Venezuela in accordance with international trade regulations and in a transparent way.

Turkey will continue to maintain its relations with all Latin American countries, as cooperation partners, on the basis of mutual respect, friendship and interest.


Can Oğuz Consul General
Monday - Friday

08:30 - 12:30 / 13:30 - 16:00

In-person Application Hours: 09:00 - 12:00
11/28/2019 11/28/2019 Thanksgiving Day
12/25/2019 12/25/2019 Christmas Day
1/1/2020 1/1/2020 New Year's Day
1/20/2020 1/20/2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
2/17/2020 2/17/2020 Presidents' Day
5/25/2020 5/25/2020 Memorial Day
7/4/2020 7/4/2020 US Independence Day
9/7/2020 9/7/2020 Labor Day
10/12/2020 10/12/2020 Columbus Day
11/11/2020 11/11/2020 Veterans Day
11/26/2020 11/26/2020 Thanksgiving Day
12/25/2020 12/25/2020 Christmas Day