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Saudi Arabia closing 8 Turkish schools

Saudi Arabia will shut down 8 Turkish schools affiliated with the Ministry of National Education operating in the capital Riyadh and other provinces at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year, according to information gathered by diplomatic …

Coronavirus lockdown starts in Turkey

A 17-day lockdown began in Turkey on Thursday evening to stem the spread of coronavirus. Last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a full lockdown starting from Thursday 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. on May 17. As part …

How Biden's anti-Turkish provocation will affect the region

Biden’s use of the term 'genocide' jeopardizes regional peace while confining Armenia’s future to events that occurred over a century ago, Dr. Javid Valiyev, the head of the AIR department that focuses on Azerbaijani foreign policy, geopolitics in South Caucasus, internal and external policy of Turkey, Azerbaijan-Turkey relations, writes in the article for Anadolu Agency

Kremlin: NATO, U.S. troubled over Turkey’s sovereignty

Turkey’s sovereign course causes the concern of the United States and NATO and thus they come up with harsh statements against Ankara, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in a live broadcast of the Big Game program on TV Channel One on …

Soylu: 5-kg explosive device found in Istanbul

The Turkish police have found and neutralized an explosive device at a bus station in Istanbul, planted by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said. "Today, the police of Istanbul have …

Armenia to introduce ban on sale of Turkish goods

The authorities will ban the sale of Turkish goods in Armenia, Armenia's acting economy minister Vahan Kerobyan said. "We intend to extend the ban on the import of Turkish goods into the country, as well as their sale, …

Azerbaijan and Turkey to sign new gas contract?

BOTAS and the Consortium of Azerbaijani Shah Deniz gas condensate field are negotiating a new contract for the supply of gas within the first stage of the field development. According to the head of the public relations department of BP-Azerbaijan, Tamam Bayatli, due to the completion of the contract concluded in 2001, which provided for the transportation of gas in the amount of 6.6 billion cubic meters annually, supplies to Turkey within the framework of Shah Deniz-1 were terminated on April 16

Turkey summons US Ambassador

Turkey’s foreign ministry has summoned the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara to protest Joe Biden's political provocation - the U.S. decision to recognize the Armenians during the Ottoman Empire as “genocide.” As France 24 …