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Erdogan: sanctions not to stop Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that no sanctions will stop Turkey. "As long as we are confident in ourselves, no sanctions and threats connected with them, no additional duties, no obvious and hidden …

Erdogan: EU needs Turkey more than Turkey needs EU

The European Union (EU) needs Turkey more than the other way around, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Thursday regarding Ankara's full membership in the powerful bloc. "Turkey proceeds on its way persistently despite …

 Turkey to re-run Istanbul election on June 23

Turkey’s Supreme Election Council (YSK) announced that a do-over election in Istanbul will be held on June 23. The council members accepted the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's objection to the local election …

Turkey's largest mosque to open in Istanbul

The opening of the new Büyük amlıca Camisi mosque will take place in Istanbul today, during the Friday prayer, Turkish media report. The opening ceremony of the largest mosque in the history of modern Turkey will be attended …

Trump may visit Turkey soon - media

U.S. President Donald Trump may soon visit Turkey, Turkish media reports with reference to a source in the presidential administration. This decision was reportedly made after a recent telephone …

 Erdogan: F-35 project to collapse without Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that an F-35 fighter jet project without Turkish participation was bound to collapse and would be an injustice to exclude Ankara over its plans to buy Russian air defense systems. …

Erdogan to visit Iraq

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Iraq by the end of this year, Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a joint news conference with his Iraqi counterpart Mohamed Ali al-Hakim in …

Turkish-made SONGAR UAV successfully tested

Turkish-made armed drone system dubbed SONGAR was successfully tested in Turkey. The drone consisting of an automatic weapon fixed on a remotely controlled small drone was developed by Turkey'stechnology manufacturer Asis Elektronik …