Turkey and the US

Erdogan says Turkey will review EU ties ‘from A to Z’

Erdogan says Turkey will review EU ties ‘from A to Z’

Tensions between Ankara and Brussels have reached a new level

Tillerson to discuss fight against Daesh with Erdogan

Tillerson to discuss fight against Daesh with Erdogan

The agenda of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Turkey includes the meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, State Department's press service reported. The head of American …

Michael Flynn discussed Gulen extradition plan with Turkish government

Michael Flynn discussed Gulen extradition plan with Turkish government

Michael Flynn, the Trump administration’s first national security adviser, met with Turkish government officials in September to discuss a plan to excise a political enemy of Turkey’s president from the U.S., …

 Turkey raises defense spending

Turkey raises defense spending

Turkey will increase defense spending this year, the republic's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, speaking in Washington. According to him, Ankara's goal is to bring the level of defense spending to 2 …

Turkish FM to discuss Gulen extradition during visit to US

Turkish FM to discuss Gulen extradition during visit to US

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will discuss the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, an Islamic cleric suspected by Ankara of masterminding the July 2016 coup attempt, during his visit to the US, the Turkish Justice …

Cavusoglu: Tillerson to visit Turkey on March 30

Cavusoglu: Tillerson to visit Turkey on March 30

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Turkey on March 30, the Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. "Rex Tillerson has said that he would like to come to Turkey on …

U.S. aid group Mercy Corps says Turkey has revoked its license

U.S. aid group Mercy Corps says Turkey has revoked its license

Turkey has ordered U.S.-based Mercy Corps, one of the largest humanitarian organizations delivering aid to Syria, to immediately shut down its Turkish operations, the group said on Wednesday, Reuters reported. Mercy Corps said the …

US expect Syrian Kurds to join Raqqa liberation

US expect Syrian Kurds to join Raqqa liberation

Local Kurds will participate in the operation to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from the Daesh, Operation Inherent Resolve commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend said in a briefing on Wednesday, …

Turkey may shut off Incirlik base to US - media

Turkey may shut off Incirlik base to US - media

Turkey is considering denying American access to the Incirlik Air Base, if the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Syrian affiliate Democratic Union Party and the People's Protection Units (YPG), participate in the Raqqa operation against …

Trump administration shows positive approach to Gulen extradition

Trump administration shows positive approach to Gulen extradition

The administration of US President Donald Trump shows a positive approach to the extradition of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen suspected by Ankara of masterminding the July 2016 coup …

Trump and Erdogan may meet before NATO summit

Trump and Erdogan may meet before NATO summit

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump may meet in person before a NATO summit, which will be held on May 25 in Brussels, Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said today. Speaking at a …

#039Erdogan assassins#039 go on trial in Turkey

'Erdogan assassins' go on trial in Turkey

A court hearing on the alleged assassination attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel on the night of the botched July 15 coup started Monday in Turkey's southwestern Mugla province. …

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 …