Omer Celik

Bolton to visit Turkey early next year

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton will visit Turkey in early January, Justice and Development (AK) Party spokesman Omer Celik said at a press conference in the capital Ankara. Celik said that …

Turkey against 'privileged partnership' with EU

Turkey will not accept a "privileged partnership" with the EU, the country's EU Minister Omer Celik has said, Anadolu Agency reports. "If we are offered a privileged partnership, we will not even consider it, and …

 Celik: Germany can't dictate EU policy

Turkey's EU minister Omer Celik said that German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments about halting the expansion of a customs union between Ankara and the European Union harmed the credibility of the …

Turkey threatens sanctions against Netherlands

Turkey will "surely have sanctions" against the Netherlands, the Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik said today without giving details, as a diplomatic row between the NATO partners over Ankara's political campaigning …

EU accused of double standards again

Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Omer Celik criticized the “mixed” response given across the EU over the terrorist attacks in Turkey. "Why is it that when Turkey is attacked by ISIS, the Turkish …