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Turkey: New US Embassy street to be named 'Malcolm X'

Street in Cankaya district will be named after US Muslim leader and human rights activist Malcom X

Seyit Ahmet Aytaç   | 13.10.2018
Turkey: New US Embassy street to be named 'Malcolm X'

By Burcu Calik

ANKARA

The street where the new US Embassy building is located in Ankara will bear the name of Malcolm X, the capital's municipality announced Saturday.

The street in the Cankaya district will be named after U.S. Muslim leader and human rights activist Malcolm X who was assassinated in 1965.

The Metropolitan Municipality Assembly has unanimously accepted the name change.

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