Secretary Antony J. Blinken is greeted by, from left, Director General for the Americas Yaprak Balkan, Representative of Istanbul Governor Mehmet Ilker Haktankaçmaz, and Ambassador Jeffry Flake as he arrives at Istanbul Airport, January 5, 2024. (Official State Department photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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