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  • APOLOGY FROM NETHERLANDS NOT ENOUGH

    REUTERS -14 March 2017 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday a diplomatic row with the Netherlands could not be dismissed with an apology and warned of further possible measures, after... read more

  • PM AND VICE PRESIDENT DISCUSS IMPROVING TIES

    REUTERS -19 February 2017 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim that Washington was keen for a new start in relations between the two countries, sources in Yildirim's... read more

  • POLITICAL SOLUTION AND TRANSITION

    REUTERS -19 February 2017 Feb 19 Turkey's foreign minister said on Sunday U.N.-led peace talks on Syria in Geneva were the only place to negotiate a political solution and transition. read more

  • END GOAL OF TURKISH OPERATION IS RAQQA

    REUTERS -12 February 2017 President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday the final goal of a Turkish incursion into Syria was not just to retake the city of al-Bab from Islamic State, but to cleanse a border... read more

  • TRUMP REITERATES U.S. SUPPORT FOR TURKEY

    REUTERS -08 February 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated support for Turkey "as a strategic partner and NATO ally" during a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, the offices... read more

  • MEXICO, TURKEY TO SPEED UP TALKS TO SIGN DEAL

    REUTERS -03 February 2017 Mexico and Turkey will speed up negotiations to sign a bilateral trade agreement, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday at an event in Mexico City with his... read more

  • THE PLAN BETWEEN TURKEY AND UK

    REUTERS -28 January 2017 Turkey and the United Kingdom plan to sign a free trade deal once Britain leaves the European Union, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday. read more

  • TURKEY DESERVES BETTER FROM THE UNITED STATES

    The Washington Post -11 January 2017 To restore confidence with partners, a good place for the United States to begin is with Turkey, which is a front-line state with regard to all the threats in question. It... read more

  • TURKISH MINISTER ‘MORE OPTIMISTIC THAN

    AP -06 January 2017 Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday he is "more optimistic than ever" that an agreement can be reached to reunite the divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus. read more

  • RUSSIAN OFFICIALS DUE IN TURKEY

    REUTERS -04 January 2017 Russian officials will visit Turkey on Jan. 9-10 to discuss the framework for Syrian peace talks planned to be held in Kazakhstan, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu... read more

  • COALITION GIVES SUPPORT TO TERRORIST GROUPS

    REUTERS -27 December 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he has evidence that U.S.-led coalition forces give support to terrorist groups including the Islamic State and Kurdish militant groups... read more

  • SYRIAN GIRL MEETS PRESIDENT ERDOGAN

    REUTERS -21 December 2016 A seven-year-old Syrian girl who drew global attention with her Twitter updates from besieged Aleppo met Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at his palace in Ankara on Wednesday.... read more

  • RUSSIA, IRAN, TURKEY TO BROKER SYRIA DEAL

    REUTERS -20 December 2016 Russia, Iran and Turkey said they were ready to help broker a Syrian peace deal after the three countries held talks in Moscow on Tuesday and adopted a declaration which set... read more

  • NEED FOR MORE EFFORTS TO “FIGHT TERRORISM”

    REUTERS -20 December 2016 Russian and Turkish foreign ministers have underlined the need to put more effort into effectively fighting terrorism, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday... read more

  • STRONGER FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

    REUTERS -19 December 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he had agreed in a telephone call with Russia's Vladimir Putin that their cooperation and solidarity in fighting terrorism should... read more

  • EU FAILS TO KEEP ITS PROMISES OVER THE MIGRANT

    Anadolu Agency-22.03.2017-Meltem Buldur – Furkan Naci Top Although one year elapsed since the enforcement of the migrant deal between Turkey and the European Union following the signing of the agreement on March 18, 2016 and its enforcement on March 20, 2016, EU has not fulfilled its promises. Turkey has succeeded in taking irregular migration in the Aegean under control to a large extent as well as fulfilling its

  • TURKEY AND KUWAIT: A HISTORY OF CLOSE TIES

    AA-21.03.2017-Ahmed al-Masri Kuwaiti emir’s current visit to Turkey reflects two countries’ deep and long-standing relations. Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah was received in Ankara on Monday by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of a three-day visit, during which he is expected to meet a host of officials. The emir’s visit is seen as yet another step in the

  • EUROPE UNITES AGAINST ITS OWN VALUES

    Anadolu Agency-21.03.2017-Akın Özçer Last week, Netherlands openly violated the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic and Consular Affairs and the European Convention on Human Rights. No excuse can justify the discussion or tolerance of these violations. In the aftermath of the incidents in Rotterdam, some European Union officials and member state representatives expressed solidarity with the Netherlands against Turkey. EU’s backing the Rutte government means

  • SO DAILY SABAH IS DOING THE RIGHT THING

    Daily Sabah-21.03.2017-ilnur ÇEVİK A Dutch member of the European Parliament is now campaigning to stop issues of Daily Sabah from entering the house simply because the newspaper published in English managed to portray the ugly naked truths that are dominating the political scene in the Netherlands. So what unforgivable crime did Daily Sabah commit to anger the Dutch and create this call to

  • DIPLOMATIC FRENZY IN NETHERLANDS

    Anadolu Agency-14.03.2017-Prof. Dr. Özcan Hıdır Netherlands will go to elections on March 15 under the shadow of incidents including the cancellation of the landing permission for Foreign Minister M. Çavuşoğlu’s plane and the irrational and hysteric treatment of Family Minister Fatma Betül Sayan in Rotterdam. Although it is difficult to anticipate the impact of these incidents on the elections, they have suddenly become a central

  • TURKEY, EUROPE AND A NARROWING HORIZON

    Daily Sabah-14.03.2017-İbrahim KALIN The Dutch government's enmity against Turkish ministers shows something deeper than the violations of diplomacy, international laws and freedom of speech which is the emergence of European hypocrisy. What happened over the last weekend in Rotterdam, Netherlands goes beyond a mere diplomatic spat and is symptomatic of a deeper problem. It reflects the extremely worrying trends of Islamophobia and xenophobia

  • EUROPE SHOULD WORRY ABOUT NETHERLANDS, SAYS

    AA-13.03.2017-Mustafa ONSAY Actions of Dutch police toward Turkish protesters should be taken to European Court of Human Rights, Mustafa Onsay says. The Dutch government is the only party responsible for the crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands, a leading Turkish theologist said Sunday. Mustafa Onsay, who chairs the Turkey's western Kutahya-based Global Research Thinking Center, said on his website that the behavior

  • ANKARA-MOSCOW LOOK FOR COMMON GROUND IN SYRIA,

    Daily Sabah-09.03.2017-Mustafa Kırıkçıoğlu President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is paying an official visit to Russia today and is expected to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, as the two leaders have an intense regional agenda, including anti-terror operations in Syria and Iraq, as well as economic issues. Experts think that despite differing views, such as their stances on the presence of the PKK terrorist

  • MANBIJ BECOMES A MAJOR PUZZLE IN SYRIA

    Daily Sabah-08.03.2017-ilnur ÇEVİK Manbij, the Syrian Arab town, was captured by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militants about a year ago from Daesh and since then the Kurds affiliated with the PKK have been driving the local population, dominated by Arabs, from the settlement and have been replacing them with Kurds. At the time Turkey had not started Operation Euphrates Shield to

  • GERMAN MEDIA’S PROVOCATIVE STORIES

    Anadolu Agency-03.03.2017-Cüneyt Karadağ As the German media escalates its opposition to Turkey before the general elections in September, the first significant result of its intensive black propaganda came when they managed to have the local government prevent Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ from speaking. Despite the occasional tensions between Turkey and Germany, common interests and deep-rooted bilateral relations would stop it from going further.

  • PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN INVITED TO CHINESE SILK

    Daily Sabah-03.03.2017-Ali ÜNAL China has invited President Erdoğan to attend a major OBOR Summit that will be held in Beijing in May, Daily Sabah has learned from diplomatic sources. Chinese President Xi Jinping, in recent weeks, has said that the upcoming forum will explore ways to address regional and global economic problems and generate fresh energy for interconnected development. Xi Jinping had put

  • THE AGE OF CONTAGIOUS CHAOS

    Daily Sabah-24.02.2017-İbrahim KALIN Collective wisdom and virtue are the sole solutions to help the world recover from today's crises, which are the root cause of an age of contagious chaos, affecting everything and everybody regardless of what or who they are. Is the current global disorder a symptom of a malfunction within the system or is the entire system faulty? The optimists may

  • TURKISH, FSA FORCES ENTER HEART OF AL-BAB

    Daily Sabah-24.02.2017-ilnur ÇEVİK While the retaking of al-Bab from Daesh by Turkish and FSA forces is a warning message to all the terrorist groups in Syria, it sparks hope in locals that living in peace without the threat of terror is possible. Now we can say in very clear terms that the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) units

  • US SHOULD NOT FALL INTO THE DISINFORMATION

    Daily Sabah-20.02.2017-ilnur ÇEVİK Turkey has offered the Trump administration either to lead or support a coalition assault on Raqqa using the largely Sunni Arab Free Syrian Army (FSA), other Arab allies and the Turkish armored infantry task force in northern Syria. On Feb. 2, the Washington Post claimed that Turkey was not capable of carrying out the mission on its own and that

  • TURKEY, THE GULF AND REGIONAL OWNERSHIP

    Daily Sabah-17.02.2017-İbrahim KALIN To provide permanent peace and stability in the Gulf and Middle East regions, strengthening economic relations and counterterrorism efforts as well as mutual collaboration among the regional countries is an absolute must. sident Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent visit to the three Gulf countries of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar comes at a critical juncture in the Gulf region and the

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