A new social platform for Turkish-American communities was established in New York to provide common ground for all Turkish American NGOs.

Turkish American Communities Platform was founded by volunteers of Turkish-Americans living in the New York area to “help Turkish American NGOs to declare their views and activities in an accorded fashion,” according to its website,

A statement by Ali Beba from the platform said Turkish-Americans have more than 300 professional and social associations, each aiming to strengthen collaboration between members with fellow Americans.

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