Lavrov: Russia and Turkey strengthen Transcaucasia

Lavrov: Russia and Turkey strengthen Transcaucasia

Normalization of the Russian-Turkish relations should not be viewed as a process that may harm other countries, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. He stressed that Russia has no hidden agenda. "We …

Vladimir Putin to receive new foreign ambassadors’ letters of credence

Vladimir Putin to receive new foreign ambassadors’ letters of credence

Russian President Vladimir Putin will receive today the credentials of 18 new foreign ambassadors to Russia, the Kremlin press service said. Eighteen new ambassadors will present their letters of credence: Abdul Qayum …

Kvirikashvili and Yildirim discuss bilateral cooperation at dinner

Kvirikashvili and Yildirim discuss bilateral cooperation at dinner

Georgian Prime Minister Georgy Kvirikashvili and his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirym have held a meeting, which took place in the format of the dinner in Batumi during an unofficial visit of the Turkish …

Turkey notifies UN of international law breaches by Netherlands

Turkey notifies UN of international law breaches by Netherlands

Turkey’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations on Wednesday notified the global body of what it said were international law violations committed by the Dutch government. Amsterdam breached the Vienna Convention on consular and …

Why Russia interested in Turkey from energy point of view

Why Russia interested in Turkey from energy point of view

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It has become the country with the highest energy consumption growth among the countries of the European region

Yildirim to visit Georgia

Yildirim to visit Georgia

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will pay a one-day visit to Georgia on March 15, according to Turkish Prime Ministry sources.  The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Yıldırım will travel to the …

Russia and Turkey may become interface between East and West

Russia and Turkey may become interface between East and West

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Benefits of cooperation between Moscow and Ankara contribute to solving regional problems

 Omer Celik: time has come to reassess migration deal with EU

Omer Celik: time has come to reassess migration deal with EU

Turkey's minister for EU Affairs Omer Celik said he believed the time has come for Turkey to reassess its migration deal with the European Union. Celik said that Turkey has fulfilled all of its obligations regarding …

Two soldiers killed in Turkey#039s Mardin

Two soldiers killed in Turkey's Mardin

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in a bomb explosion this morning in Mardin, southeast Turkey, the Dogan News Agency reported. Suspected Kurdish rebels on Wednesday detonated explosives on a highway on a highway linking the cities of …

Tensions rising between Turkish, European leaders before elections

Tensions rising between Turkish, European leaders before elections

The Netherlands is heading for a nationwide vote Wednesday, with concerns about Muslim immigration a central issue

Putin and Erdogan discuss S-400 deliveries

Putin and Erdogan discuss S-400 deliveries

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed at the meeting in Moscow the possibility of delivery of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 to Ankara, …

Vitaly Naumkin: Turkey and EU interested in dialogue, despite conflict

Vitaly Naumkin: "Turkey and EU interested in dialogue, despite conflict"

The director of the Institute of Oriental Studies about how far the parties to the conflict are willing to go and how the tense situation will affect the migration crisis in Europe

 Almost 50 tourists injured in Turkish hot air balloon accident (VIDEO)

Almost 50 tourists injured in Turkish hot air balloon accident (VIDEO)

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Dozens of people have been injured when three hot-air balloons made hard landings in strong winds in central Turkey, according to the country's state-run news agency. The balloons were carrying mostly European and Chinese tourists …

Chemezov: Turkey ready to buy S-400 air defense systems with Russia#039s loan

Chemezov: Turkey ready to buy S-400 air defense systems with Russia's loan

Turkey expressed a desire to receive from Russia a loan for the purchase of weapons, including S-400 air defense missile systems, Russia's Rostech CEO Sergei Chemezov said. "They wanted to receive a loan, but …

Turkey to file complaint against Dutch government

Turkey to file complaint against Dutch government

Ankara will apply to three high-level international organizations to complain about the Netherlands’ alleged breach of the Vienna convention on diplomatic relations on March 11 by detaining Turkey’s chargé d’affaires and …

 Turkey suspends high-level diplomatic ties with Netherlands

Turkey suspends high-level diplomatic ties with Netherlands

Turkey is suspending high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands after Dutch authorities prevented Turkish ministers from speaking at rallies of expatriate Turks, deepening the row between the two NATO allies, the country's Deputy …

 Astana to hold bilateral consultations on Syrian settlement

Astana to hold bilateral consultations on Syrian settlement

Russian-Turkish and Russian-Iranian consultations are due to take place today on the sidelines of the Astana talks on Syria, the Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said. "Today intensive bilateral …

 Turkish government bans Dutch envoy

Turkish government bans Dutch envoy

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said that Ankara is closing its air space to Dutch diplomats until the Netherlands meets Turkish requests. "We are not allowing planes carrying Dutch diplomats or …

Turkey threatens sanctions against Netherlands

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 …

 Stoltenberg: Turkey and Netherlands must respect each other

Stoltenberg: Turkey and Netherlands must respect each other

NATO head Jens Stoltenberg called on two of the alliance's members, Turkey and the Netherlands, to defuse their escalating dispute. "Robust debate is at the heart of our democracies but so is mutual …