Iran and Turkey

Soldier killed in shooting on Turkish-Iranian border

A Turkish soldier was killed and another injured today n a PKK terror attack in eastern Turkey, according to security sources. The PKK terrorists used improvised explosive to carry out the attack early morning in Igdir …

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Iran and Turkey to conduct operations against PKK

Iran will conduct joint military operations with Turkey against the militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari said. According to him, the PKK is …

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New border checkpoint opens between Turkey and Iran

A new border checkpoint 'Kapikoy' between Turkey and Iran has opened in Turkey’s Van province, according to the website of the Turkish Ministry of Customs and Trade. Construction of the checkpoint began in 2017. The total …

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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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