Showing posts with label Turkey. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Turkey. Show all posts

Friday, September 18, 2020

Lavrov says Russian-Turkish agreements on Syria implemented, yet not at desirable pace

Lavrov says Russian-Turkish agreements on Syria implemented

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Sputnik on Friday that the Russian-Turkish agreements on the Syrian conflict settlement were being implemented, although not fast enough.

Turkey upset by Sarraj's plan to step down in Libya: Erdogan | THE DAILY STAR

 President Tayyip Erdogan said Friday Turkey was upset that Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, an ally, wants to quit next month and Ankara may hold talks with his government on the issue in the coming week.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Turkish regime postpones fulfilling its commitments in Idleb province : Russian FM

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 Russian Foreign Ministry stressed that the Turkish regime postpones fulfilling its commitments to the agreement of cessation of hostilities in Idleb province, adding that US-backed QSD militia has been practicing dangerous tricks along with the Americans in stealing the oil resources in Syrian Al-Jazeera.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Greece announces major arms purchase as Turkey tension rises

Greece announces major arms purchase
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday announced a "robust" arms purchase programme and an overhaul of the country's military amid rising tension with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean.

US eyeing Greece as ‘alternative’ if Turkey closes Incirlik Airbase: senator

US naval base on Souda Bay
Although the US and Turkey have been allies since the latter joined the NATO alliance in 1952, tensions between the two nations have grown in recent years as the interests of Washington and Ankara become increasingly contradictory.

Friday, September 11, 2020

"Turkey is not a partner in the eastern Mediterranean": Macron

"Turkey is not a partner in the eastern Mediterranean": Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, that European countries will try to work to reach a unified policy on Turkey, pointing to the need to take a strict approach against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in light of the escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Greece is responding calmly and with readiness both on a diplomatic and on an operational level

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused neighboring Greece of “sowing chaos” in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea, contested by the two nations based on overlapping natural resources claims.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020

Turkey defies Greece’s warnings and begins eastern Mediterranean "mission"

Turkey defies Greece’s warnings and begins eastern Mediterranean mission
The Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Fatih Donmez, announced the arrival of the Turkish research vessel “Oruc Reis” to the eastern Mediterranean, in order to resume exploration activities in that region.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Haftar's LNA Vows to Continue Tripoli Offensive Despite Russia-Turkey Ceasefire Initiative

Libyan National Army
The Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar welcomes the ceasefire initiative by Russia and Turkey, but will continue the fight for Tripoli, the LNA commander said in a statement on Thursday.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Turkish parliament approves sending troops to Libya

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Turkey’s parliament on Thursday authorized the deployment of troops to Libya to support the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli battle forces loyal to a rival government that is seeking to capture the capital.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

All illegal foreign forces in Syria will be treated as aggression: Deputy FM

All illegal foreign forces in Syria will be treated as aggression
Syrian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Faisal Al-Miqdad, said that any illegal foreign presence on Syrian soil will be treated as an aggression and occupation of Syrian territory.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Mattis slams ‘authoritarian’ Turkey but still wants it to buy F-35 jets

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis reportedly lambasted Turkey’s authoritarianism and human rights record, but warned that removing Ankara from F-35 program would result in the aircraft’s production break and delivery delays.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Turkish Army, Allied "Militants" Exit Center of Afrin after Meeting with Russian Forces

Turkish Army, Allied "Militants" Exit Center of Afrin
The Turkish Army troops and Ankara-backed militants left their positions in the Central part of Afrin for regions around the town after a meeting with the Russian forces, a media outlet reported of Friday.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Manbij Military Council: US Not to Allow Turkish Deployment in Manbij

US Not to Allow Turkish Deployment in Manbij
Manbij military council announced in a statement that the US has vowed to prevent the Turkish army and Ankara-backed militants from entering the strategic town in Northern Syria, Kurdish media reported as Turkey has started the third round of patrolling mission in the region.

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...