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BRICST: to be or not to be?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaking at the BRICS summit in Johannesburg, said that Turkey is ready to join the group, and even proposed a new name - BRICST. Vestnik Kavkaza asked the experts …

More than 30 terrorists killed in Turkey

At least 36 PKK terrorists have been killed as part of anti-terror operations across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. According to the ministry, the Turkish Armed Forces carried out 1,994 …

Turkey wants to join BRICS - media

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the leaders of the five-country block BRICS to let Turkey join the group. "If you take us in the name of the platform would become BRICST, I said," Erdogan …

Putin assesses Russian-Turkish relations

Russian-Turkish relations are on the rise, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in South …

Cavusoglu: Turkey not to tolerate threats

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Turkey would never tolerate threats from anybody after U.S. President Donald Trump warned of "large sanctions" unless Ankara freed an American pastor on trial …

Azerbaijani tomatoes hold top spot in Russia's ranking

Despite the fact that Russia allow imports of tomatoes from all Turkish producers from May 1, removing restrictions, Turkish vegetables have not been able to win back their leading positions: in the first five months of this year Turkey supplied …

Turkey's Kusadasi hit by 4.5-magnitude quake

An earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hit the Turkish resort town of Kusadasi on the coast of the Aegean Sea, Turkish media reported. The shocks were recorded at 11:17 local time (GMT +3). The earthquake source was located at a depth of 24.68 …

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 …

Turkey to receive 400 million euro on education from EU

The European Commission has approved a new assistance package worth 400 million euro for the education of Syrian refugees in Turkey, according to the press release of the European Commission. This is the first action adopted following …