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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık criticized his Greek counterpart Panos Kammenos for his April 16 visit to Eşek Island (Agathonisi in Greek), the sovereignty of which is disputed, vowing that Turkey will not become a part of a “Greek show” in the Aegean but will also not allow any fait accompli.
Ankara will present a new document in May on its visa-free deal with the EU which if not accepted would put the refugee deal with the bloc at a standstill, EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has harshly slammed the international observers who participated in Turkey’s constitutional referendum on April 16, after including an individual who appeared in a picture behind a flag of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Hande Fırat - ANKARA
President Erdoğan is set to embark on a world tour in an effort to restore ties with allies following months of tension
Sevil Erkuş - ANKARA
U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will meet in Washington in May ahead of a NATO summit, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said
U.S. President Donald Trump will do what former President Barack Obama failed to do regarding the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said April 20
Ankara is not in a position to accept political blackmail, Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said, amid possibility the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) could degrade Turkey’s status and reopen its monitoring process, which could lead to a suspension of its accession to the bloc.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he will meet U.S. President Donald Trump on May 16-17 in what will be the leaders’ first face-to-face meeting since the latter took office in January
The European Commission on April 18 urged Turkey to launch “transparent investigations” into alleged voting irregularities in the April 16 constitutional referendum, in which the “yes” camp won 51.4 percent of the votes.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed the 44th U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the former’s alleged failure to abide by a mutual agreement about the outlawed PKK and the latter’s hesitance over congratulating him for the “Yes” side’s narrow triumph
International election observers’ criticism that the April 16 referendum on shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system fell below international standards has drawn an angry reaction from Ankara, which has slammed “biased and prejudiced approaches” to the results.