Omer Celik

AK Party condemns attack against Kilicdaroglu

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) officials condemned the attack against Main Opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and wished him a speedy recovery. …

AKP to challenge election losses in Istanbul

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) plans to ask the Supreme Election Council (YSK) today to resolve a dispute over invalid votes in mayoral elections for Istanbul and Ankara.        Party …

Ankara: EU should seek dialogue with Turkey

Turkey's Foreign Ministry said that the European Parliament's vote was "meaningless" for Ankara and described it as "far from objectivity". "European Parliament's stance against Turkey …

Bolton to visit Turkey early next year

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton will visit Turkey in early January, Justice and Development (AK) Party spokesman Omer Celik said at a press conference in the capital Ankara. Celik said that …

Turkey against 'privileged partnership' with EU

Turkey will not accept a "privileged partnership" with the EU, the country's EU Minister Omer Celik has said, Anadolu Agency reports. "If we are offered a privileged partnership, we will not even consider it, and …

 Celik: Germany can't dictate EU policy

Turkey's EU minister Omer Celik said that German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments about halting the expansion of a customs union between Ankara and the European Union harmed the credibility of the …