Turkey and the US

Hulusi Akar, US counterpart discuss Turkey#039s al-Bab operation

Hulusi Akar, US counterpart discuss Turkey's al-Bab operation

Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar has held an inter-committee meeting with his U.S. counterpart General Joseph Dunford at İncirlik Airbase in Turkey, the Turkish military said on Friday. The meeting focused …

David Petraeus: US-Turkish relations revolve around Syria

David Petraeus: "US-Turkish relations revolve around Syria"

US want to defeat Daesh as soon as possible, which requires greater involvement in Syria

Binali Yıldırım assures: Turkey no less safe than other countries

Binali Yıldırım assures: Turkey no less safe than other countries

Turkey is no less safe than the US or European countries, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said at the World Tourism Forum in Istanbul. “There is no safe country in the tourism industry in any part …

Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison

Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison

A Turkish hacker was sentenced to eight years in a U.S. prison on Friday for his role as one the masterminds behind three cyber attacks that enabled $55 million to be siphoned from automated teller machines globally, Reuters reported. …

Turkish PM calls on US to extradite Gulen

Turkish PM calls on US to extradite Gulen

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim reiterated the country's demand for US cooperation on the extradition of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen in a meeting with new US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) …

Pence and Yildirim discuss Turkish-US cooperation

Pence and Yildirim discuss Turkish-US cooperation

US Vice President Mike Pence told the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim it was a "new day" in Turkish-US relations in a phone call on Thursday to discuss cooperation in the fight against terrorism, …

CIA chief Pompeo arrives in Turkey

CIA chief Pompeo arrives in Turkey

CIA chief Mike Pompeo has arrived in Turkey to discuss the fight against the ISIS terrorist group. Pompeo — who is making his first overseas trip since taking office — is scheduled to meet with his Turkish …

 US VP Pence to speak with Yildirim

US VP Pence to speak with Yildirim

Vice President of the US Mike Pence will hold a phone conversation with the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım today. According to a statement by the White House, the two officials are expected …

Trump promises Erdogan to take Gulen extradition request seriously

Trump promises Erdogan to take Gulen extradition request seriously

US President Donald Trump assured the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he would take the issue of extradition of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of staging the coup in Turkey, …

 New CIA director to visit Turkey on Thursday - media

New CIA director to visit Turkey on Thursday - media

New CIA director Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues, Turkish media reported. It will be his first overseas visit to Turkey as CIA director. Pompeo's visit comes after …

Clash with Iran helps U.S. turn to Turkey

Clash with Iran helps U.S. turn to Turkey

Trump is aware of Turkey's strong presence in the Middle East as he focuses on determining the U.S.'s road map in the region

Trump and Erdogan hold first phone conversation

Trump and Erdogan hold first phone conversation

US President Donald Trump reiterated support for Turkey "as a strategic partner and NATO ally" during a phone call with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, the offices of both leaders …

Turkey says Erdogan and Trump to hold telephone conversation

Turkey says Erdogan and Trump to hold telephone conversation

Turkish officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump — their first since the American leader took office, Yahoo News reported. …

Turkey sends new evidences for Gülen’s extradition from US

Turkey sends new evidences for Gülen’s extradition from US

Turkey has sent a new file to the US to beef up its evidences demanding the extradition of Fethullah Gülen, the Pennsylvania-based leader of the Gülenist movement, which is widely believed to have orchestrated the July …

Trump refugee ban no solution, Turkey says

Trump refugee ban no solution, Turkey says

President Donald Trump's sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States is no solution to problems, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says, adding that Western countries should do more to help ease Turkey's refugee …

In a changing world, Turkey will be among winners

In a changing world, Turkey will be among winners

Countries with strong leaders, clear policies and a high level of decisiveness can turn uncertainty, chaos and confrontation into success

Erdogan: Turkey and US should clarify number of issues

Erdogan: Turkey and US should clarify number of issues

Ankara and Washington should take immediate steps to re-evaluate the strategic framework of bilateral ties after Donald Trump took the helm as the new US president, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip …

Erdogan says Foreign Ministry working on meeting with Trump

Erdogan says Foreign Ministry working on meeting with Trump

Officials from Turkey’s Foreign Ministry are working on a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Jan. 22, Trend reported citing Hurriyet. “We will …

Turkey expects Trump administration to extradite Gulen

Turkey expects Trump administration to extradite Gulen

Turkey is confident that its relations with the United States will improve significantly under President-elect Donald Trump and expects extradition of Fethullah Gulen, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut …

Erdogan announces preliminary results on FETO arrests

Erdogan announces preliminary results on FETO arrests

The Turkish authorities have arrested about 43,000 people on suspicion of being affiliated with the Fethullah Gulen Terrorist Organization (FETO), which Ankara believes to be behind the July coup attempt, Turkish President …

Cavusoglu to attend Trump’s inauguration ceremony

Cavusoglu to attend Trump’s inauguration ceremony

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said that he will attend the incoming Donad Trump administration's …

 Turkey urges US to stop support extremists

Turkey urges US to stop support extremists

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin lashed out at the US military after it re-tweeted a statement by a Kurdish-dominated alliance it backs in Syria saying it had no links to Kurdish militants …

Turkish Energy Minister says US hackers attack country’s power network

Turkish Energy Minister says US hackers attack country’s power network

Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said that the country’s power supply network has been recently subject to intense cyber-attacks, which are supposed to be conducted from the US, TASS …

Will Turkey forbid US from using Incirlik air base?

Will Turkey forbid US from using Incirlik air base?

Turks are questioning the presence of US-led coalition forces at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said, reflecting frustration at what Ankara sees as a lack …

New UN chief Guterres to meet Turkish FM today

New UN chief Guterres to meet Turkish FM today

Newly appointed United Nations chief Antonio Guterres will meet the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in New York, the Daily Sabah reported. In a statement released from the Foreign Ministry, it …

 Turkey and US to strengthen efforts against ISIS

Turkey and US to strengthen efforts against ISIS

US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to stand together against terrorism in the aftermath of the recent attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, the White House spokesman …

Yildirim urges US to halt supply of weapons to Kurdish forces

Yildirim urges US to halt supply of weapons to Kurdish forces

Turkish prime minister Binali Yıldırım said he expects the new US administration to halt the supply of weapons to Syrian Kurdish forces. “The United States should not allow this strategic partnership with …

Margvelashvili discusses Georgia#039s accession to NATO with US senators

Margvelashvili discusses Georgia's accession to NATO with US senators

Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili stressed the role of Georgia as the strategic partner of the United States in the Caucasus following his meeting with an official delegation led by senator John …

 Mevlut Cavusoglu: “A solution in Syria is close”

Mevlut Cavusoglu: “A solution in Syria is close”

Turkey and Russia agree on Syria ceasefire blueprint

Cavusoglu blames Gulen Movement for Russian Ambassador#039s murder

Cavusoglu blames Gulen Movement for Russian Ambassador's murder

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told his US counterpart John Kerry in a phone conversation that the so-called Fethullah Gulen Terrorist Organization (FETO) was responsible for the assassination of the …