Mar 6 2015 - 12:48
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the international community and the UN Security Council had not set out a clear strategy regarding the Syrian crisis. Commenting on the question of possible further steps if the initiative of U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on the local freeze in Aleppo will fail, he said that there is no backup plan.
Mar 6 2015 - 12:13
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the growth of the US dollar rate in Turkey is being controlled by the country’s central bank. He noted that the growth of the dollar rate will not lead to a financial crisis in Turkey. According to him, Turkey’s central bank will do everything possible to keep the growth of the dollar’s rate under control, Trend reports.
Mar 6 2015 - 10:20
Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz during a trip to Baghdad said that Turkey has proposed training and equipping Iraqi Army soldiers.
Mar 5 2015 - 21:31
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov proposed reviving the Nabucco West pipeline project at a meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev yesterday. Bulgarian Vice prime Minister Ivailo Kalfin said at a meeting with Constantine Kosachev, the head of Russia's Federation Council Committee on International Relations, that Bulgaria had other sources of gas than Russia.
Mar 5 2015 - 21:04
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the only way to resolve the Ukrainian crisis was via a political dialogue. He discussed the crisis at a meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, RIA Novosti reports.
Mar 5 2015 - 17:30
The Turkish parliamentary committee on international affairs has approved the military cooperation agreement signed with Qatar, allowing Turkey to deploy forces on the territory of Qatar in the Persian Gulf and forces of Qatar in Turkey, said Berat Jonkar, a member of the committee, TASS reports.The document also stipulates exchange of military specialists, joint drills and development of industry. It is unrelated to the recent agreement with the U.S. to train Syrian opposition.
Mar 5 2015 - 13:02
The presidents of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Turkey will visit Ashgabat for a summit on the promotion of the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline project (TANAP) and the construction of the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline, a joint statement of the presidents of Turkey and Turkmenistan - Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said.