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Five Russians held near Turkey's border with Syria

Turkish security forces caught five Russian and one Libyan national near the border with Syria when they were trying to enter the country illegally, the National Defense Ministry said. "Our border guards stationed in Hatay’s …

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Turkish generals ready to leave for Aghdam

A center on monitoring the ceasefire in Karabakh will be located in Aghdam district, Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar said. According to him, work on the construction of the center is underway at the moment. …

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Hulusi Akar: Turkey will continue to support Azerbaijan

The crimes committed by Armenia, including the Khojaly genocide, remain in the memory of people, the Minister of National Defense of Turkey Hulusi Akar said during speech in the Turkish parliament. "Armenia's strikes against …

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Turkish sappers to help Azerbaijan in clearing mines

The engineering and sapper units of the ground forces of the Turkish Armed Forces have begun to conduct mine clearance operations in Azerbaijani territories liberated from the Armenian occupation, according to the Turkish Ministry of …

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Turkey congratulates Azerbaijan on liberation of Aghdam

The Turkish Ministry of National Defense congratulated Azerbaijan on the liberation of the Aghdam district from the Armenian occupation, saying that the native Azerbaijani lands are being returned to their real owners. …

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Shoigu and Akara discuss settlement of Karabakh conflict

Russian Defense Minister, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu held the second telephone talks within 24 hours with Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "The parties discussed the settlement of the …

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Turkish and Russian defense chiefs discuss Karabakh

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar discussed the peace deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia and the latest situation in Syria in a phone call, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Tuesday. …

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Turkish airstrikes hit PKK terrorists in Iraq

Turkish security forces killed nine PKK terrorists in northern Iraq during a cross-border counterterrorism operation in the region, unintentionally killing two Iraqi military officers and raising tensions between the two countries. …

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Turkey says 6 killed in bomb attack near Syria border

A bomb attack by the Kurdish YPG militia killed 6 people and wounded 11 on Tuesday in the northeastern Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the Turkish border, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. The Arab town, from which Turkish-backed …

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