Lavrov and Cavusoglu discuss preparations for Syrian talks in Astana

Lavrov and Cavusoglu discuss preparations for Syrian talks in Astana

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu held phone talks to discuss preparations for Syrian reconciliation talks in Kazakhstan, the Russian Foreign Ministry said …

Turkish Ambassador: Turkish-Russian relations return to pre-crisis level

Turkish Ambassador: Turkish-Russian relations return to pre-crisis level

Turkey and Russia have not only returned to the pre-crisis level of bilateral relations but managed to establish new goals in development of the contacts, the Turkish Ambassador to Russia Huseyin Dirioz said during a press …

Erdogan thanks France for permission to hold rally

Erdogan thanks France for permission to hold rally

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked the French government, which allowed Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to address Turkish citizens in the city of Metz on Sunday. …

Vigen Sargsyan: understandable and predictable Turkey for Russia in Armenia#039s interests

Vigen Sargsyan: understandable and predictable Turkey for Russia in Armenia's interests

An understandable and predictable Turkey for Russia meets the interests of Armenia, the Armenian Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan said. “Yerevan and Moscow are linked by strategic relations. And I believe that …

Obama is still running White House Middle East policy

Obama is still running White House Middle East policy

Trump is currently repeating the former president's mistakes

Russia, Turkey pledge partnership aimed at ending Syrian crisis

Russia, Turkey pledge partnership aimed at ending Syrian crisis

Vladimir Putin hosted Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Kremlin

Dutch police disperse protesters at Turkish consulate in Rotterdam

Dutch police disperse protesters at Turkish consulate in Rotterdam

Dutch police used force to disperse protesters at Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, who gathered to protest Netherlands' decision to revoke landing permission for Turkish Foreign Minister, Sputnik reports citing …

Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya: Democratic values trled underfoot

Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya: "Democratic values trampled underfoot"

Turkish family minister said she was en route to Germany with a police escorting her after hours of argument in an effort to enter Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency. Fatma Betul Sayan …

Turkey temporarily blocks entrances, exits to Dutch diplomatic missions

Turkey temporarily blocks entrances, exits to Dutch diplomatic missions

Turkish police blocked entrances and exits to the Dutch diplomatic missions, a source with the Turkish foreign ministry said, TASS reports. "For security reasons, the entrances and exits to the Dutch embassy in Ankara and consulate …

Cavusoglu to visit France today despite cancellation of visit to Netherlands

Cavusoglu to visit France today despite cancellation of visit to Netherlands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu plans to visit France on Sunday despite the cancellation of his visit to the Netherlands for a meeting with the Turkish expats in the the country, Sputnik reports citing Turkish …

Turkish-Dutch conflict: Ankara vows to retaliate

Turkish-Dutch conflict: Ankara vows to retaliate

The Dutch government's move barring his plane from landing in the Netherlands will not go unanswered and will have consequences, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters at Atatürk International Airport in …

EU stops financing of Turkey

EU stops financing of Turkey

According to the European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement, Johannes Khan, the European Union has started to cut financing the programs of the European-Turkish cooperation, for which there is no noticeable progress. …

Turkey minister calls Dutch decision ‘a scandal#039

Turkey minister calls Dutch decision ‘a scandal'

Turkey's foreign minister says that the Dutch decision to deny his plane landing permission for him to enter the Netherlands "is a scandal in every way and cannot be accepted.” Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was due to …

Netherlands left a stain on their democracy, Omer Celik says

Netherlands left a stain on their democracy, Omer Celik says

  Turkish Foreign Minister Omer Celik criticized the decision of the Netherlands to ban the entry of Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, into the country. "The decision of the Netherlands to …

Row between Turkey and Netherlands escalates

Row between Turkey and Netherlands escalates

The Netherlands barred Turkey's Foreign Minister from flying to Rotterdam on Saturday and President Tayyip Erdogan responded by calling his Nato partner a "Nazi remnant" as a row over Ankara campaigning among emigre Turkish voters …

Turkey says all deals with EU in jeopardy if no visa liberalization

Turkey says all deals with EU in jeopardy if no visa liberalization

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday deals with the European Union, including an agreement on stemming the flow of migrants, would be jeopardized if the bloc failed to implement promised visa liberalization …

Turkey refuses to take in ships from Crimea

Turkey refuses to take in ships from Crimea

Turkey refused to take in ships which arrive from the Crimea, Pravda.Ru reports. "Lately our ships from Sevastopol have not been moored in the port of Zonguldak. It's a very big problem, as we have to return all the …

Helicopter crash in Istanbul caused by collision with tower

Helicopter crash in Istanbul caused by collision with tower

A collision with a TV tower was the reason behind the crash of a helicopter in an Istanbul suburb, the Turkish Transport Ministry said. The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that four Russians were killed in the crash. …

Meeting of Putin and Erdogan makes Russia and Turkey closer

Meeting of Putin and Erdogan makes Russia and Turkey closer

Russia's President Vladimir Putin held a meeting today with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow. Russian President noted that the Russian-Turkish relations are restoring …

German Foreign Ministry hopes Turkey to refrain from Nazi parallels

German Foreign Ministry hopes Turkey to refrain from Nazi parallels

Berlin expects that Turkey will no longer compare Germany with Nazi Germany, the spokesman of the German Foreign Ministry Sebastian Fischer said. "We hope that Turkey heard clear messages not to use …