Day: January 18, 2020

Turkey slams Greece for hosting Libya’s Haftar

January 18, 2020

Inviting Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar to Greece and stressing the Greek agenda in the Mediterranean are both futile efforts to derail the push for peace in Libya, said Turkey’s foreign minister on Saturday.The Greek-Greek Cypriot duo extorts the right…

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Turkey:Berlin talks to discuss Libya’s peace, stability

January 18, 2020

Turkey will exchange views to establish peace and stability in Libya at the conference to be held in Germany on Sunday, an official statement said on Saturday. Turkey’s Directorate of Communications said in a statement: “It is envisaged that the views …

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Libya cease-fire needed for dialogue: Italy’s Di Maio

January 18, 2020

A cease-fire in Libya is an indispensable condition for political dialogue, according to the foreign minister of Italy, the country in Europe closest across the Mediterranean from Libya.Amid rising tension in the Eastern Mediterranean due to hydrocarbo…

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Turkey is key to peace in Libya, says President Erdogan

January 18, 2020

As Libya peace is set to be discussed second time in a week, Turkish president said Saturday Turkey is key to peace in the war-weary country. Ahead of Sunday’s Berlin conference on Libya, Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Politico, a policy news organization, …

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Turkish, German leaders hold phone talks on Libya

January 18, 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a phone conversation on Saturday, according to Turkey’s Communications Directorate.The two leaders discussed Libya and other regional issues, said a directorate statement.T…

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Turkey’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport offers new sleeping pods

January 18, 2020

One of Istanbul’s two airports now has special sleeping pods on offer for the weary traveler.The sleeping pods at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Turkish metropolis, including TV, internet services, and free hot drinks, will be available to rent…

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Work starts on high-speed metro to Istanbul Airport

January 18, 2020

Construction began Saturday on a new high-speed metro line connecting the heart of Istanbul to the new mega-Istanbul Airport.The new line, set to be finished in August 2021, will whisk passengers from Gayrettepe, in Sisli, on the Turkish metropolis’ Eu…

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Turkey condemns terror attack on civilians in Somalia

January 18, 2020

Turkey on Saturday condemned a terrorist attack in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu which injured a score of civilians.”We curse and condemn the terrorist attack which targeted innocent civilians in Somalia and injured 11 civilians, including four Turkish c…

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