Turkey and France

Turkey and France to discuss Middle East issues

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit France on January 5 for talks with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, to explore an improvement of ties with the European Union and discuss regional …

Air France to stop Paris-Istanbul flights

French Air France decided to stop its flights from Paris to Istanbul, Turkish media reported. Reportedly, the flights will be stopped starting on March 25, 2018.  The reason for the suspension of flights was not …

French terror suspect arrested at Turkey-Iraq border

A French national has been remanded in custody for allegedly assisting a terrorist organization, a security official said Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports. The man was arrested on July 26 at the Habur border crossing near the …

French journalist deported from Turkey

French journalist Olivier Bertrand has been released, his employer said on Sunday, following his arrest in Turkey which had drawn condemnation from the French government. "Our journalist Olivier Bertrand is free, …

French journalist arrested in Turkey

A French journalist was arrested in Turkey on Friday, his employer said, Reuters reported. Isabelle Roberts, the head of French news website lesjours.fr, said journalist Olivier Bertrand was arrested …

France closes missions in Ankara and Istanbul

France has closed its embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara and its consulate general in Istanbul until further notice due to security concerns, the embassy said in a statement on Wednesday. "The embassy of France in Ankara, as …