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Turkey suspends European Convention on Human Rights

Turkey will temporarily suspend the European Convention on Human Rights after announcing a state of emergency following the attempted coup. Deputy prime minister Numan Kurtlmus said on Thursday that Turkey would follow …

 Turkey denies reports that naval ships missing

The Turkish deputy prime minister, Numan Kurtulmus, has dismissed reports that any naval vessels have gone missing, Reuters reports. However, he did not give any further details as to their current location. …

Turkey protests against Germany recognizing so-called Armenian genocide

The German Bundesdag has approved the draft resolution recognizing the so-called Armenian genocide by an overwhelming majority of voters. It is known that only one MP voted against the resolution and one more MP abstained. "The adoption of a resolution on the Armenian genocide by the Bundestag is an example of democratic culture in action," the German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. The Chancellor said at the joint press conference with the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg: "When you do not always agree with your partners and disagree on some issues is also a part of democratic culture".

Ankara wants to reconcile with Moscow

Ankara supports the establishment of a working group that will work on the normalization of relations with Moscow, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated. "Putin said he wants to restore ties and expects …

 Erdogan approves new government formed by Yildirim

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved the composition of the 65th government of the Turkish Republic formed by the leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party Binali Yildirim. The composition …

Identity of Istanbul suicide bomber proved

The suicide bomber who killed at least 10 people in Istanbul was a Syrian man born in 1988, the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Numan Kurtulmus, said, adding that most of the victims are foreigners. Turkish …

Interim government approved in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved the composition of the interim government of the republic, the office of the head of state reports. The list of the members of the new cabinet of ...

Mandate to form Turkish government to be given this week

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will demand the formation of a government, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said. "After parliament’s administration is constituted, the Bureau of the Assembly will be officially established.