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

Saturday, July 21, 2018

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

poured $1.25 billion
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.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Turkish dam won’t impact Iraq’s water supply: Diplomat

Turkish dam won’t impact Iraq’s water supply
The accumulation of water at a Turkish dam located on the Tigris River will not adversely affect Iraq’s water supply, Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad Fatih Yildiz said Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Kurdish fighters leaving Manbij would have to give up their weapons

Kurdish fighters leaving Manbij would have to give up their weapons
The YPG's announcement that it would pull its military advisers out of Manbij, a small but strategic town in central-north Syria, paved the way for a rebalancing of forces along the Syrian-Turkish frontier.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Turkey, US to Decide How to Govern Syria's Manbij After Kurdish Withdrawal

After Kurdish Withdrawal
Ankara and Washington will make a joint decision on the formation of the leadership in Syria's Manbij after the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) leave the city, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday.

Turkey Threatens to Deny US Access to Incirlik Base

Incirlik Base
 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned that Ankara may close Incirlik air base for Washington.
"There are no reasons why the US will not supply F-35s to us. We do not want to spoil relations with our US ally," Cavusoglu said, as quoted by the NTV broadcaster.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Ankara-Backed Militants Continue Clashes over Share of Looted Assets

Clashes over Share of Looted Assets
Turkey-backed militants engaged in a fresh round of infighting over their share of the assets looted from the houses and shops in Afrin region in Northwestern Aleppo on Tuesday.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Germany 'two-faced' for allowing HDP rally in Cologne: Turkish Foreign Ministry

Turkish Foreign Ministry
The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on May 26 it condemned as a "double standard" a decision by Germany to allow a rally by the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Cologne, having previously prevented ruling party politicians from campaigning there.

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