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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Deputy PM Bozdağ said Erdoğan’s call on Turkish citizens not to vote for Merkel, Schulz and Greens only aimed at Turkish-origin voters
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has held a phone conversation with a Turkish citizen who was injured in the Aug. 17 Barcelona attack
Turkey has strongly condemned the terror attack in central Barcelona that left at least 13 people dead and dozens of others injured on Aug. 17
Turkey's Foreign Ministry issued a World Humanitarian Day message on Aug. 19, praising aid workers' efforts around the world.
Hande Fırat - ANKARA
The United Kingdom stands by Turkey a year on from the coup attempt and understands the extraordinary challenges Turkey is facing, but urges it to signal a return to normality by lifting the state of emergency rule, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Alan Duncan, has told daily Hürriyet
Erdinç Çelikkan - ANKARA
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to visit Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and New York in September.
Sevil Erkuş - TEHRAN
Iran’s full support to the Turkish government on the night of the July 2016 coup attempt enabled the beginning of a détente in bilateral relations between Ankara and Tehran, which had been strained due to differences over the Syrian crisis, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Bahram Qassemi has said.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on Turks in Germany to not vote for “enemies of Turkey,” claiming that the main reason for the recent crisis between Ankara and Berlin is the “race for votes” ahead of the general elections in Germany
Russia understands Turkey’s stance on the People’s Protection Units (YPG) better than the United States, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Aug. 16.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Aug. 18 that Ankara was not pushing for an update of the Customs Union amid an ongoing debate over recent remarks by German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggesting Berlin would not pursue an update of the agreement.
BERLIN - Anadolu Agency
Turkey sent a diplomatic note to Germany on Aug. 16 over Adil Öksüz, a runaway suspect thought to be the civilian leader of the Gülen movement in the Air Force, following reports that he was seen in Germany, according to diplomatic sources.