A Turkish flag was hoisted on Thursday at the Bowling Green Park close to New York's Wall Street where the New York Stock Exchange is located.
Prior to the "Turkish Day Parade" to be held in New York on May 23th, Sunday, a traditional flag hoisting ceremony was held.
Turkish Consul General in New York Mehmet Samsar said at the ceremony that there were sound friendship ties between Turkey and USA for long years.
Numerous Turkish and U.S. officials, as well as members of the Turkish-American community attended the flag hoisting ceremony.
Turkish State Minister & Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek met on Thursday with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg in Washington, D.C., the United States.
The meeting was closed to the press.
Cicek who earlier met U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in Washington D.C. expressed Turkey's expectations and sensitivities regarding terrorist PKK organization.
Turkish State Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek is expected to participate in the "Turkish Day Parade" on Sunday.
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