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TURKEY-ICANN -Turkish president receives head official of U.S. internet services corporation.

ANKARA, May 18, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's president met the chairman of the executive board of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and an accompanying delegation in capital Ankara on Wednesday.

The meeting between Turkish President Abdullah Gul and ICANN's chairman Peter Dengate Thrush took place at the Cankaya Presidential Palace.

The gathering was closed to press.

ICANN, formed in 1998, is a non-profit public-benefit corporation with participants from all over the world dedicated to keeping the internet secure, stable and interoperable.

Headquartered in Marina del Rey, California, United States, ICANN is mainly responsible for managing the Internet Protocol address spaces (IPv4 and IPv6) and assignment of address blocks to regional Internet registries, for maintaining registries of Internet protocol identifiers, and for the management of the top-level domain name space (DNS root zone).

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Publication:Anadolu (Eskisehir, Turkey)
Date:May 18, 2011
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