Iran and Turkey

Turkey resumes Iranian oil imports - source

Turkey has resumed imports of Iranian crude oil after a one-month hiatus in November when U.S. sanctions on Iran were reimposed, trading and shipping sources said. Washington granted Turkey and other countries import waivers in early …

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Iran ready to meet Turkey's energy needs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran will be able to chance sanctions into opportunity to tie Iran-Turkey economies through a sound management, according to the presidential website. "Iran is ready …

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Rouhani arrives in Ankara for talks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the Turkish capital Ankara yesterday evening to meet officials. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Rouhani will attend the 5th Meeting of the …

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Cavusoglu says cornering Iran is unwise

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticized the U.S. resumption of sanctions on Iran as unilateral, not wise and dangerous, calling for a dialogue and engagement instead. "As a principle Turkey is against …

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Turkey's chance for waiver on Iran sanctions dim

Despite expected relaxation in ties between Turkey and the United States with the release of a U.S. pastor, analysts remain skeptical about Ankara's chance of obtaining exemption from U.S. sanctions on Iran

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Erdogan: Turkey not to impose sanctions on Iran

Ankara is unwilling to break up its strategic relationship with Tehran, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "Severing ties with our strategic global partners, who are just like the US to us, goes …

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Cavusoglu: US sanctions against Iran unacceptable

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu believes that US sanctions against Iran are unacceptable. According to him, the US has no right to force other countries to join the sanctions against Iran. "The …

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