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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The presidents of Russia and Turkey meet in Moscow for a bilateral summit during which officials discussed Syria and closer ties
The Russian Embassy in Ankara on Feb. 14 expressed anger over the awarding of the prestigious World Press Photo Award for an image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey last year.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Dec. 20 said there should be no "concessions to terrorists" at talks with his Turkish counterpart on Syria, a day after Moscow's ambassador was murdered in Ankara
Russian Foreign Ministry official Aleksandr Botsan-Harshenko has said they did not see the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) as terrorist organizations
The Kremlin said on Nov. 30 that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's recent assertion that the Turkish military operation in Syria is aimed at “ending the rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad” had come as a surprise to Moscow and that it expected an explanation from Ankara
Fighting subsided around a flashpoint Ukrainian town on Feb. 5 following a week-long surge in violence that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to pledge to help bring peace to Europe’s backyard.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will pay a working visit to the southern province of Antalya’s Alanya district on Dec. 1 in his first visit after the normalization of Russian-Turkish ties following a crisis after a Russian warplane was shot down on Nov. 24, 2015, for allegedly violating Turkish airspace.
Turkey and Russia have held a first technical meeting to revise preparations for the upcoming Astana talks between the Syrian regime and opposition groups slated for Jan. 23, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Jan. 11
NICOSIA – The Associated Press
Turkey's input will be pivotal in overcoming key obstacles preventing a deal to reunify Cyprus, Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said on Nov. 4 ahead of crucial talks in Switzerland next week.
The assassination of Russian Ambassador to Ankara Adrey Karlov was an attempt to hurt Russia and harm Russian-Turkish relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, adding that the incident would not harm relations between the two countries
Turkey has called for an end to NATO’s counter-migration mission in the Aegean Sea, telling the U.S.-led alliance that the sharp drop in refugees trying to get to Greece means there is no longer a need for warships to patrol its coast.