Tag: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Turkey says U.S. vote on Armenia genocide will damage ties

Turkey condemned a decision by the U.S. House of Representatives to recognise the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as...

Turkey says “largely” reached agreement with Russia in Syria talks

Talks between Turkish and Russian officials on developments in northeast Syria have concluded and the two delegations have "largely" reached an agreement,...

Turkey will resume Syria assault if U.S. promises not met –...

Kurdish forces are continuing to withdraw in northeast Syria but Turkey will resume its military assault there once a U.S.-brokered ceasefire expires...

Shells still fall in northeast Syria despite pause agreement

Shelling could be heard at the Syrian-Turkish border on Friday morning despite a five-day ceasefire agreed between Turkey and the United States,...

Russia-backed Syrian forces step in as U.S. retreats

Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held...

Turkish forces intensify bombardment around Syrian town

Turkish forces stepped up their bombardment around a town in northeast Syria on Saturday, the fourth day of an offensive against a...

Turkey says Syria operation preparations complete, Trump issues threat

Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back...

“I don’t shy away from speaking about human rights” – President

President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said that she did not shy away from speaking about human rights, when asked if in her upcoming trip to...

Turkey vows no slowdown in fight against IS after U.S. pullout...

Turkey vowed on Monday that the fight against Islamic State would not be slowed by the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, where Ankara-backed rebels reinforced...

Turkey says it will take over fight against Islamic State after...

Turkey will take over the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria as the United States withdraws its troops, President Tayyip Erdogan said on...