Diplomacy

Erdogan and Putin agree to deepen strategic partnership

Erdogan and Putin agree to deepen strategic partnership

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a mutual desire for deeper strategic partnership between Russia and Turkey in a phone call on Saturday, Yeni Şafak …

Putin, Rouhani stress importance of enhancing efforts to resolve Syrian conflict

Putin, Rouhani stress importance of enhancing efforts to resolve Syrian conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed by the phone the situation in Syria and stressed the importance of enhancing joint efforts to resolve the …

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter#039s national security adviser, dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the former national security adviser to US President Jimmy Carter, has died, his daughter announced on social media, CNN reports. "My father passed away peacefully tonight. He …

G7 countries recognize the importance of dialogue with Russia

G7 countries recognize the importance of dialogue with Russia

The G-7 countries have recognized the importance of dialogue with Russia to search for solutions to major international crises, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said. At the same time, he stressed that this …

US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

Saudi King Salman and US President Donald Trump spoke of cooperation between the Muslim world and the US in order to halt terrorism and extremism in the world at the Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh on Sunday, Al Arabia reports. …

Trump congratulates Georgian President on 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations

Trump congratulates Georgian President on 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations

US President Donald Trump congratulated his Georgian counterpart Giorgi Margvelashvili on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Georgia and the US. Trump said …

Kiev reports on meeting with Trump

Kiev reports on meeting with Trump

The United States is ready to pressure Russia and join the Donbass settlement process, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said. According to Klimkin, the keynote political message is the actual wish to …

Yildirim: Turkey wants to continue the EU accession process

Yildirim: Turkey wants to continue the EU accession process

In his message released on Europe Day, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Turkey would like to continue the process of accession to the EU, Trend reports. “Turkey, which considers itself European …

Putin: Russia#039s task in Syria is to create conditions to unite people and end hostilities

Putin: Russia's task in Syria is to create conditions to unite people and end hostilities

During a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking about the conflict in Syria, noted that Russia is planning to remain in contact with …

Putin and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi discuss Syrian conflict settlement

Putin and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi discuss Syrian conflict settlement

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan met in Moscow on Thursday. …

Cavusoglu: West is sick with Russia and Turkey

Cavusoglu: West is sick with Russia and Turkey

  The head of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, called the desire of the West to interfere in the affairs of Turkey and Russia a long-term disease "This category of states imagine themselves …

Disagreements between former president and Turkish prime minister influenced war in Karabakh

Disagreements between former president and Turkish prime minister influenced war in Karabakh

On the eve of the referendum on the amendment to the Turkish constitution that will be held on April 16, the Turkish website ahaber.com published an article on the contradictions between the presidents and coalition governments in different …

US ready to launch strike against North Korea - media

US ready to launch strike against North Korea - media

The US is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike against North Korea if Pyongyang presses ahead with another round of nuclear weapons tests, it has been reported. Citing intelligence sources, NBC claimed that the US would be willing to …

Trump: Things will work out fine between the USA and Russia

Trump: "Things will work out fine between the USA and Russia"

US President Donald Trump tweeted reassurance Thursday morning that everything would "work out fine" with the US and Russia after he said the day before that relations between the two countries were at an all-time …

Is West preparing new sanctions attack on Russia?

Is West preparing new sanctions attack on Russia?

Britain is pushing western nations to impose new sanctions on Russia if it fails to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Assad as the conflict over Syria escalates, the Times newspaper reported. British Foreign …

Tillerson, Lavrov spoke on Wednesday about Idlib chemical attack

Tillerson, Lavrov spoke on Wednesday about Idlib chemical attack

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke by phone following the recent chemical attack in Syria, a senior Department of State official said on Thursday, Sputnik …

Putin rebukes Netanyahu over ‘groundless’ accusations on suspected chemical incident in Syria

Putin rebukes Netanyahu over ‘groundless’ accusations on suspected chemical incident in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a telephone conversation that it was unacceptable to make “groundless” accusations concerning the alleged chemical …

Uzbek President to pay visit to Russia on April 4-5

Uzbek President to pay visit to Russia on April 4-5

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a visit to Russia on April 4-5 at the invitation of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin press service reported on Monday. "It is …

Baku holds #039North-South#039 conference on 25th anniversary Russian-Azerbaijani diplomatic relations

Baku holds 'North-South' conference on 25th anniversary Russian-Azerbaijani diplomatic relations

Today Baku is holding a roundtable titled 'Russia-Azerbaijan: 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Partnership strategy' timed to the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the countries. The conference …

Kazakh President arrives in Azerbaijan

Kazakh President arrives in Azerbaijan

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Azerbaijan on an official visit. A guard of honor was arranged for the Kazakh President at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national …

Trump and Danish Prime Minister to take care about Baltic region

Trump and Danish Prime Minister to take care about Baltic region

US President Donald Trump during his meeting with Denmark’s Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen agreed to maintain security in the Baltic Sea region and the Arctic, the White House said in the …

Putin on Russian-US relations

Putin on Russian-US relations

Russia perceives the United States as a superpower, with which it wants to establish strong partnership, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said, speaking at an Arctic forum in Arkhangelsk. Russian President noted …

Turkey to take steps regarding arrest of banker in US

Turkey to take steps regarding arrest of banker in US

Ankara will take the necessary diplomatic and legal steps regarding the arrest of a top banker from Turkey's Halkbank, Mehmet Hakan Atilla, who was detained in the US, the presidential adviser Cemil …

US promises Israel to be its friend under Trump

US promises Israel to be its friend under Trump

The United States under President Donald Trump intends to stands with Israel and be its friend, the US Vice President Mike Pence said, addressing the swearing-in ceremony for David Friedman as …

US State Department reveals topic of Tillerson#039s briefing in Ankara

US State Department reveals topic of Tillerson's briefing in Ankara

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss the upcoming operation in Syria, and stabilization efforts in already seized areas in his visit to Ankara on March 30, senior US officials said Monday. Tillerson, who is …

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran to salvage the tattered ceasefire in Syria that would also help keep peace talks on track, Reuters reported. "Growing violations in recent …

Stoltenberg reveals main theme of next NATO summit

Stoltenberg reveals main theme of next NATO summit

Fight against terrorism and fair defence spending will be the main themes of the NATO summit, which will take place in Brussels on May 25, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in the statement. "This …

 Steinmeier: Erdogan jeopardizing Turkish-EU ties

Steinmeier: Erdogan jeopardizing Turkish-EU ties

Germany's Frank-Walter Steinmeier used his first speech as president on Wednesday to warn his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he risked destroying everything his country had achieved in recent …

 Ukraine asks US for #039major non-NATO ally#039 status

Ukraine asks US for 'major non-NATO ally' status

Ukraine's parliament passed a resolution on Wednesday, asking the United States to grant it the status of a major non-NATO ally. The resolution, addressing US Congress, was backed by 232 lawmakers and cleared the parliament after …

Rex Tillerson#039s wife convinced him to be US secretary of State

Rex Tillerson's wife convinced him to be US secretary of State

US secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that his wife convinced him to take on the position of secretary of State. "I didn't want this job.  I was supposed to retire in March, this month. I was going …