Day: August 24, 2019

Turkey, Lebanon eye enhanced economic, trade ties

August 24, 2019

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held bilateral talks Friday in Beirut with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri during an official visit to the country. We agreed with Saad al-Hariri to enhance our economic and trade relations. For this pu…

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Turkish NGOs protest India’s Kashmir move

August 24, 2019

Members of Turkish non-governmental organizations (NGOs) gathered in front of the Indian Embassy in Ankara late Friday to express their solidarity with the people of India-administered Jammu and Kashmir.Dozens of people carried placards reading “The Pe…

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Turkey says Syria safe zone centre with U.S. fully operational Anadolu

August 24, 2019

A joint Turkish-U.S. operation centre to establish and manage a safe zone in northeast Syria is fully operational, Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Saturday according to Anadolu news agency.The first joint helicopter flight was due to take…

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“We will defend Turkey’s rights to the end”

August 24, 2019

Addressing citizens in Artvin’s Yusufeli district, President Erdogan noted that Turkey is active in the East Mediterranean with two drillships and two seismic vessels, and said: The West hurls threats at us. We don’t heed threats. We are defending and …

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Joint US-Turkey Operation Center begins work: Minister

August 24, 2019

Turkey’s Joint Operation Center with the U.S. has begun operating at full capacity, said Turkish Defense Minister on Saturday.”Field applications of the first phase started,” said Hulusi Akar in the Aegean province Izmir, adding that the first joint he…

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‘Turkey to defend its rights in E. Med. to full extent’

August 24, 2019

Turkish President reiterated Saturday Turkey’s determination to defend its rights in Eastern Mediterranean while addressing a large crowd of people in Yusufeli district of the northeastern province of Artvin. Criticizing Western states’ opposition to …

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‘Turkey remains committed to open-door policy’

August 24, 2019

Turkish government rejects the allegation that Syrian refugees face deportation in Turkey, wrote Turkey’s presidential communications director in a recent article published by the Foreign Policy magazine. The idea that Turkey, which has granted citize…

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Turkey: 2 workers injured in PKK terror attack

August 24, 2019

Two workers were slightly injured Saturday in a PKK terror attack in southeastern Hakkari province, according to a security source. An explosive device planted on a road by PKK terrorists in Hakkari’s Yuksekova district detonated during road works on …

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