Tayyip Erdogan calls on Europe to support Turkey’s moves in Libya

ISTANBUL – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called on Europe to support its work in Libya, where it is providing military support to the internationally recognized government if it wants to end the conflict there. Tayyip Erdogan made his remarks in a column published on the Politico website on Saturday, ahead of a summit in […]

Putin and Erdogan launch historic project TurkStream

ISTANBUL – Turkish and Russian presidents hailed Wednesday TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, saying the cooperation between two countries has been improving in all fields “despite efforts at obstruction.” Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of TurkStream project in Istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan termed the project “historic” in terms of bilateral ties and cooperation in the energy field. Russian […]

Tayyip Erdogan says France not concerned with the truth of 1915 events

Those who stir trouble with the so-called Armenian genocide allegations, particularly France, have “no concern about the truth,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday, urging those who are concerned with the issue to come and inspect Turkey’s Ottoman-era archives. “When we dig deeper into genocides, massacres, and human rights violations, we see the same countries […]

Saudi Crown Prince Calls Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan

ANKARA – Turkish president and the Saudi crown prince on Wednesday discussed the joint efforts to uncover all aspects of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a Turkish presidential source. The phone call between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was made at the latter’s request, said the source, […]

PM calls for Effective Measures to Counter Hate Speech, Islamphobia

Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for effective measures to counter hate speech and Islamophobia. He was speaking at an event on countering hate speech and Islamophobia held at UN Headquarters in New York.  Noting the growing incidence of discrimination and violence based on religion and belief, the Prime Minister underscored the importance of addressing […]

PM, Turkish President exchange views on issues of mutual interest

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Imran Khan exchanged views on issues of mutual interest, including bilateral relations and developments in the region, in a telephone call on Friday.  In his call to Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Tayyip Erdogan extended sympathies and condolences over the loss of precious lives in a recent […]

US may cancel the fifth generation F-35 Jet deal with Turkey

ANKARA – Turkey ‘s deal to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems had “nothing to do” with the security of the US, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday after a Pentagon warning. He was speaking a day after Washington warned Ankara of “grave consequences” should the deal go ahead. “It is very clear why Turkey has bought this air […]

Turkish President, UAE Crown Prince appreciate PM Imran’s statesman-like offers to India

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan received a telephonic call from Turkish President Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday evening, who appreciated his statesman -like offers to India for de-escalating the situation and working towards peace. The Turkish President said Islam is a religion of peace that underscores resolving disputes in a peaceful manner.  He […]

Turkey vows to eliminate Daesh from Syria

ANKARA – Turkey has vowed to eliminate Daesh from Syria. This was stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while addressing a joint press conference with visiting Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Ankara. Erdogan said Turkey will continue the fight against Daesh and eliminate this terrorist group in Syria.

Pak, Turkey agree to develop joint Economic Strategic Framework

ANKARA – Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to develop a joint Economic Strategic Framework. This five year framework would identify potential areas of economic and trade interests of the two countries. Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay and Finance Minister Asad Umar will meet soon to finalize the agreement. ================= […]