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Turkey ratifies maritime pact with Libya

The Turkish parliament ratified a recently signed pact between Turkey and Libya laying out the two countries’ maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean. The memorandum asserts Turkey’s rights in the Eastern …

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Five terrorists surrender to Turkish forces

Five PKK terrorists surrendered to Turkish security forces yesterday, according to Turkey's National Defense Ministry. "Five PKK terrorists who escaped from the shelter areas in northern Iraq surrendered to our security …

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Trump meets with Erdogan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday participated in an unannounced meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, following months of scrutiny over the administration’s posture toward Ankara and controversial shifts in Syria policy, …

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U.S. Senate Committee to vote on Turkey sanctions

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote next week on legislation to slap new financial penalties on Turkey, including over Russia's S-400 defense systems, according to the committee's website. The …

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Erdogan: reform in NATO is inevitable

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that a reform in NATO is inevitable. Speaking to reporters at Ankara's Esenboga International Airport before his departure for the meeting, he said the member states …

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TurkStream to be launched on January 8

The TurkStream pipeline will be officially launched on January 8, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today during the launch ceremony of the 2nd stage of the TANAP pipeline. “We will launch another TurkStream gas pipeline …

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TANAP opening ceremony held

The opening ceremony of the TANAP-Europe connection was held on Nov. 30, 2019, in Ipsala, Edirne province of Turkey, Mehr news agency reports. The Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) will turn Azerbaijan into Turkey's …

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Turkey, Russia complete 12th joint patrol in N.Syria

Turkish and Russian troops have completed the 12th round of joint ground patrols in northern Syria under a deal reached last month, Anadolu agency reports. “Turkish and Russian units have completed their twelfth joint land patrol …

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