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Press Release Regarding The Demise Of Senator Robert Byrd , 28.06.2010

It is with deep sorrow that we have learned today (28 June) of the demise of Senator Robert Byrd, an eminent member of the US Congress.

Senator Byrd, the longest-serving Senator ever in the Congress, was one of the staunch supporters of Turkey-US friendship and cooperation. His contributions to Turkey-US relations will always be remembered and appreciated.

On the sad occasion of the passing of the distinguished statesman Senator Byrd, we convey our heartfelt condolences to his family, members of the Congress and the people of the US.