MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Czech President Milos Zeman's recent remarks claiming that Turkey has links to the Daesh terrorist group are defamatory, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Thursday.
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ANKARA (Sputnik) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s words on the Christchurch attacks, including what many considered threats toward the citizens of Australia and New Zealand having anti-Muslim views, were taken out of context, Fahrettin...
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Earlier, Turkey's defence minister set a firm deadline for the delivery of the first of Turkey's Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets despite the Pentagon lobbying to block transfer of the fifth-generation warplanes to Turkey if Ankara goes ahead with...
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ANKARA (Sputnik) - The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) has issued red notices to locate and provisionally arrest 20 nationals of Saudi Arabia, who are believed to be linked to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...
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Earlier, amid tensions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 air defence systems, a Pentagon spokesperson warned that there would be "grave consequences" for the Turkish-US defence relationship if the S-400 deliveries went through.
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On Saturday, Germany updated its travel advisory for citizens visiting Turkey, warning that they could be arrested by expressing opinions displeasing to the administration of the current Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Ankara (AFP) – 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...
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The Pentagon is getting close to slamming the door on Turkey regarding the contentious transfer of Lockheed F-35 stealth jets purchased previously by Ankara, an issue debated this week in Congressional hearings. The Department of Defense (DoD)...
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Ankara (AFP) – When Turkish pop star Sila reported her partner’s physical violence to police, it was a rare moment in Turkish history: a celebrity speaking out against her abuse.
Ahmet Kural, a famous actor, is...
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Washington is ratcheting up pressure on Ankara over its decision to buy a Russian missile system, which was confirmed last month by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Senior U.S. diplomats held talks this week in the Turkish capital to lobby...
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US President Donald Trump said in a letter to Congress that the United States has terminated Turkey's duty-free status based on its increased level of economic development. Sputnik has discussed this in further depth with Dr Oguz Demir, director of...
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US lawmakers have been attempting to thwart Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 air defence systems ever since the deal was signed in December 2017. Some senators suggested suspending F-35 shipments to Ankara as a measure to dissuade Turkey.
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ANKARA (Sputnik) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan held telephone talks, discussing the current crisis in relations between Islamabad and New Delhi, the Turkish presidential press service said in a...
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ANKARA (Sputnik) - The European Union's decision to attend the EU-Arab League Summit in Egypt demonstrates a political double standard, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and his US counterpart Patrick Shanahan have held a meeting at the Pentagon, during which they discussed Turkey’s concerns over US support for the Kurdish-led forces there, which Ankara...
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ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkey is an important player in Afghanistan and could be included in the Moscow format of the Afghan settlement, Russia's Special Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov said Friday.
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ANKARA (Sputnik) - The state investment plan was rolled out earlier in the week. It shows that the government intends to spend a total of $41 million on the project, expected to be brought into life by the end of the year.
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