Day: February 2, 2020

Turkey: No sign of coronavirus among Wuhan evacuees Turkish health minister says sample tests on Wuhan evacuees in Ankara to be announced Monday

February 2, 2020

Turkey’s health minister on Sunday announced that sample tests on 42 evacuees airlifted from Wuhan, China — the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak — would be released on Monday. Speaking to press members in the capital Ankara, Fahrettin Koca reite…

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Turkey backs Arab League denouncing US so-called plan Turkish foreign minister says Arab countries should show same unity in Monday’s OIC summit against so-called peace plan

February 2, 2020

Turkey on Sunday announced its support for the Arab League’s recent decision to reject the U.S.’ so-called peace plan for the Middle East.Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters that he hoped for the same unity from the members of the …

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Turkish president to attend meeting with Ukraine Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky to hold high-level strategic council meeting Monday in Kiev

February 2, 2020

Turkey’s president will attend the eighth meeting of a high-level strategic council with Ukraine in its capital Kiev on Monday.The Turkish Communications Directorate on Sunday announced that bilateral and regional issues would be discussed during the m…

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Turkish-Pakistani ties highlighted at Ankara seminar Participants emphasize Turkey, Pakistan must focus on boosting trade, human-to-human relations

February 2, 2020

“Brotherly” relations between Turkey and Pakistan should manifest in boosted trade and human resource development, participants at a seminar in Ankara said Saturday. The two countries, sharing “historical” relations dating to the Ottoman Empire, must s…

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Turkish-Pakistani ties highlighted at Ankara seminar Participants emphasize Turkey, Pakistan must focus on boosting trade, human-to-human relations

February 2, 2020

“Brotherly” relations between Turkey and Pakistan should manifest in boosted trade and human resource development, participants at a seminar in Ankara said Saturday. The two countries, sharing “historical” relations dating to the Ottoman Empire, must s…

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Turkey to attend OIC meeting in Saudi Arabia on Monday ‘Emergency Open-Ended Executive Committee Ministerial Meeting’ on Israeli-Palestinian conflict to be held in Jeddah

February 2, 2020

Turkey will attend the meeting of Executive Committee Ministerial on Monday, which will be held by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia to discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.Fore…

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4.6-magnitude earthquake shakes western Turkey Earthquake struck at depth of 3.7 miles, says Turkey’s Disaster Management Authority

February 2, 2020

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake jolted Turkey’s western province of Manisa early Sunday, according to the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).The earthquake occurred in the Akhisar district at 3.23 a.m. local time (1223GMT) at a dep…

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Countries thank Turkey for airlifting citizens in China Azerbaijan, Georgia, Albania thank Turkey for evacuating nationals from virus-hit China

February 2, 2020

Azerbaijan, Georgia and Albania thanked Turkey on Saturday after a Turkish military cargo plane traveled to China’s coronavirus-hit city Wuhan to evacuate its own as well as those countries’ nationals. The Turkish Armed Forces’ A400M type cargo plane d…

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