. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT – Turkey will now be known as Türkiye (at least at the U.N.) « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR/Turkey has a new name —at least at the United Nations. The organization has agreed to recognize it as Türkiye after a request from the country’s government, which has been working to rebrand the nation’s name since last winter.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu formally asked for the change in a letter to the U.N. and other international agencies this week.

“The process we started under the leadership of our President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in order to increase our country’s brand value is to be finalized,” Cavusoglu tweeted on Tuesday, according to a translation from Balkan Insight.

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