Turkey and the US

Turkish prosecutors launch probe into US attorneys

Turkey has launched a probe into former and current U.S. prosecutors involved in a case against Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab and some other Turkish citizens in New York, Daily Sabah reports. The Istanbul …

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Erdogan accuses US of financially supporting ISIS

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the US of sponsoring the ISIS terrorist group as well as failing to fulfill the promise to withdraw Syrian Kurdish forces from the Syrian regions liberated from ISIS …

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 Yildirim-Pence meeting postponed to Nov 9

A meeting between U.S. Vice President Michael Pence and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has been postponed to November 9, Turkish officials revealed after Yıldırım’s plane took off from Ankara. …

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Erdogan says US is 'not a civilized country'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the U.S. as “not a civilized country”, after arrest warrants were issued for 13 of his bodyguards, Al-Bawaba reports. He also suggested that the U.S. …

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U.S. lays out conditions to solve Turkey visa dispute

A U.S. delegation has asked Turkey for information and evidence regarding consular staff whose detention has led to a diplomatic rift and suspension of visa services, HaberTurk television channel reported. The U.S. delegation which …

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 Ankara on conflict with Washington: it's temporary

A speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, Ismail Kahraman, commented on the recent diplomatic tensions in Ankara's relations with Washington, saying that they have a temporary nature and the crisis would be settled …

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 Turkey halts visa services for American citizens

Turkey cancelled all visa services for Americans at its diplomatic missions in the US in a tit-for-tat move after Washington made a similar announcement earlier in the day. "Recent events have forced the Turkish Government to …

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US and Turkey mutually suspend visa services

The United States and Turkey have suspended all non-immigrant visa services for travel between the two countries, after last week's arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul. "Recent events have forced the United States …

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