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Erdogan: Turkey committed to S-400 deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara will not take a step back from S-400 missile deal with Russia. "There is a certain step that we took, there is an agreement here and we are …

Turkey moving military equipment to Iraqi border

Turkey is moving additional military equipment to the border with Iraq, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry. It is reported that the military equipment as part of the operation dubbed 'Pence' (Paw) is accumulated in …

Erdogan: Turkey becomes superpower in region

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Turkey continues to be hope for all mankind. According to the Turkish leader, Turkey has become a superpower in the region. "Turkey continues to be …

Western Turkey hit by earthquake

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake has jolted western Turkey, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center. The epicenter of the quake was located 155 kilometers east of Istanbul. The seismic center was located at a depth …

Putin, Erdogan discuss military cooperation

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a phone conversation, News.am reports. According to the Kremlin’s press service, the parties …

Erdogan: Turkey still committed to EU membership

Ankara maintains its commitment to a full European Union membership even though the bloc has not kept its promises, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, a day after an EU report criticized Ankara on its judiciary and …

 Iraq hands over children of ISIS members to Turkey

Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected ISIS members (the terrorist group banned in Russia) to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said. “The central …

Turkish military launches operation in northern Iraq

Turkey’s military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. The military action began with …