Day: December 29, 2019

Turkish president, founding Kazakh leader speak over phone

December 29, 2019

Turkey’s president Sunday had a phone conversation with the first president of Kazakhstan.According to a statement issued by Turkey’s Directorate of Communications, Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the nations’ bilateral cooperation with Nursultan Nazarb…

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Turkish president, German chancellor discuss Syria, Libya

December 29, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss Syria and Libya, an official statement said on Sunday.According to the statement issued by Turkey’s Directorate of Communications, the two …

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Turkey proved power on table, ground, says top official

December 29, 2019

2019 was the year for Turkey when the country proved its power both on the table and the ground with three crucial moves, said the presidential spokesman on Sunday.Appearing on a local TV channel for a live broadcast, Ibrahim Kalin said the momentous m…

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Turkey deported nearly 780 foreign terrorists in 2019

December 29, 2019

Turkey deported nearly 780 foreign terrorist fighters back to their countries in 2019, the interior minister said Sunday.”We have sent 778 foreign terrorist fighters back to their countries of origin since the beginning of the year,” Suleyman Soylu sai…

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Turkey offers condolence to Somalia over terror attack

December 29, 2019

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered Sunday condolence to his Somali counterpart over Saturday’s deadly terror attack.According to a statement issued by Turkey’s Directorate of Communications, Erdogan wished God’s mercy upon those losing their lives …

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Turkey hails UK arresting father of YPG/PKK terrorist

December 29, 2019

Turkey on Sunday praised British judicial authorities for the recent arrest of the father of an accused YPG/PKK terrorist on charges of bankrolling terrorism. Hami Aksoy, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman, said Turkey welcomed the arrest of Paul Newey…

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Turkey spearheads major high-tech developments in 2019

December 29, 2019

The Turkish government and private sector spearheaded significant technological advances during 2019, including a flying car, indigenous electric vehicle, and a laser gun. The central government has taken important steps in technology, defense, and avi…

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Despite issues, Turkish military bases still key for US

December 29, 2019

Despite the personal rapport often shared by their leaders, Turkey and the U.S. are currently at odds over a number of issues, but the U.S. interest in bases on Turkish soil endures, according to a foreign policy analyst. The U.S. Congress is currently…

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