Jul 31 2014 - 19:28
Turkish President Abdullah Gul is going to leave his office in August when his term ends. Gul is not going to run for president for another term,
Jul 25 2014 - 20:58
urkish-Israeli gambit: when will be time for peace? With the beginning of the military operation "Indestructible Rock" carried out by the Israeli government in the Gaza Strip aimed at destroying Hamas's military infrastructure, the situation in the Middle East has remained tense.The Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has recently stated that Turkey will not remain silent when Israel is being agressive against the Palestinian people. VK has asked Turkish experts to comment on the future of relations between Israel and Turkey.A renowned Turkish political analyst, Burak Ozpek said that in order to analyze the current political position of Turkey in the region, it is necessary to see how it has changed since 2010. The expert believes that Turkish rethoric in relation to Israel is part of Erdogan's presidential campaign and that one should not expect any normalization of relations between Israel and Turkey before the elections.Another Turkish expert, an associate professor at the School of International Relations of the University of Economics and Technology in Ankara, Togrul Ismail said that being a Muslim country Turkey has to react to what is happening in Gaza.With the beginning of the military operation "Indestructible Rock" carried out by the Israeli government in the Gaza Strip aimed at destroying Hamas's military infrastructure, the situation in the Middle East has remained tense.Since the beginning of the military operation "Preventive Edge" carried out by the Israeli government in the Gaza Strip aimed at destroying Hamas's military infrastructure, the situation in the Middle East has remained tense.
Jul 25 2014 - 14:24
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is on his way to Qatar to discuss the Palestinian problem. He will also talk about the issue with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier that Turkey could not remain silent while Israel continues military aggression against Palestinian people. He added that Western countries ignoring Israel’s actions were supporting the aggression.
Jul 23 2014 - 19:19
During the two days of conducting a raid affecting the bodies of internal affairs of Turkey, 103 people considered to be supporters of Fethullah Gulen have been arrested.Among those detained is the former head of the Istanbul police Ercan Erchykty and the former head of the Istanbul offices of the Turkish intelligence Ali Fuat Yylmazer, Trend reports.
Jul 23 2014 - 15:07
The Turkish military and the Syrian Democratic Union Party (PYD), a branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), have started a fight in the Sanliurfa Province of Turkey on the Syrian border, Trend reports.Turkey is sending reinforcements to the area. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said earlier that activation of PYD was a threat to the country.