Day: December 21, 2019

‘Turkey to act if Libya greenlights troop deployment’

December 21, 2019

Turkey is ready to take necessary steps if the UN-recognized government of Libya makes a request, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Saturday, referring to the deployment of Turkish soldiers in Libya.If our Libyan brothers make such a request, Turkey is…

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Turkey not to allow violations in East Med: Official

December 21, 2019

Foreign remarks on Turkey’s recent maritime deal with the UN-recognized government of Libya will not prevent Turkish government from pursuing its own agenda in the Eastern Mediterranean, country’s communications director said on Saturday.Fahrettin Altu…

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“We will achieve Turkey’s goals for 2023”

December 21, 2019

Addressing service exporters during a gathering in Istanbul, President Erdogan said: We will strengthen our country together and achieve its goals for 2023. We will work much harder to leave our children a country where they can confidently effectuate …

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Large-scale local narco-terror op launched in SE Turkey

December 21, 2019

Interior Ministry on Saturday said a narco-terror operation was launched in the southeastern Diyarbakir province of Turkey, with the participation of hundreds of security personnel.Operation Kiran-11 Narco-Terror seeks to hinder the PKK’s winter prepar…

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Turkey: Mayor suspended over alleged links to terror

December 21, 2019

A district mayor in southeastern Diyarbakir province of Turkey from the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party was dismissed over alleged links to an armed terror group, the provincial governor’s office said on Saturday.The HDP is accused by the governme…

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Turk named Person of Year for supporting Palestine

December 21, 2019

A Palestinian group Friday chose the chairman of the Turkey-Palestine Friendship Group in the Turkish Parliament as its Person of the Year, Who Supported the Palestine Cause. The Lady of the Earth Foundation gave the 2019 award to Huseyin Tanriverdi du…

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Turk named Person of Year for supporting Palestine

December 21, 2019

A Palestinian group Friday chose the chairman of the Turkey-Palestine Friendship Group in the Turkish Parliament as its Person of the Year, Who Supported the Palestine Cause. The Lady of the Earth Foundation gave the 2019 award to Huseyin Tanriverdi du…

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Istanbul march denounces ‘persecution’ of Uighurs

December 21, 2019

Hundreds of people staged a march Friday in Istanbul to protest human rights violations in East Turkistan. The Silent Scream march, organized by Turkey’s Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), urged Muslims to raise their voices against China’s systemat…

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