Turkey makes a formal request to change its name to ‘Turkiye’

Turkey makes a formal request to change its name to ‘Turkiye’

Turkey makes a formal request to change its name to ‘Turkiye’

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The government has argued that Turkey is recognized as Turkiye (Turk-kei-ye) because of its spelling and pronunciation.

Since December, the government has been working to make Turkish a written and spoken language. Turkey has made a formal request to the United Nations to change its name to ‘Turkiye.’

The Ankara government sees the move as an incentive to separate the name from the negative connotations associated with Turkey. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has sent a letter to the United Nations requesting an official name change, the state-run news agency reported.

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Anadolu news agency reported that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spokesman Stephane Dujarric had confirmed that he had received the letter on Wednesday night. The agency said the change of Dujarric’s name took effect immediately upon receipt of the letter.

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The new name better reflects Turkish culture and values, according to the Foreign Minister.

Turkish ministers began using the term in official documents last year and were ordered to change “Made in Turkey” for export products to “Made in Turkiye”.

Turkey “shows a” chaotic arrangement of images, articles and dictionary definitions “that confuses the country with” birds native to North America “.

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He added that the Cambridge Dictionary defines Turkey as “failure” or “stupid or silly”. Earlier this year, the Turkish government released a promotional video saying “Hello Turkiye” to tourists from around the world.

The Communications Office of the Turkish Presidency launched a campaign to “use Turkiye more on national and international platforms”.

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