Iraq needs S-400 air defense systems to defend against air attacks — MP
Iraq seeks to acquire S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft weapon systems to defend its territory from air strikes, Iraqi MP Hakim Al-Zamili, head of the Iraqi parliament’s security and defense committee, told Al-Ghad Press daily on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.
02:31 25 February
Slovenian army chief sacked after NATO test failure
The government on Thursday relieved Chief of General Staff Andrej Osterman of his duty after an elite brigade failed NATO's combat readiness test, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
03:31 23 February
Explosive device thrown at U.S. embassy building in Montenegro
An unknown person threw an explosive device, probably a hand grenade, at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, the government said on Thursday, APA reported citing Reuters.
10:07 22 February
Merkel ally blasts foreign minister for questioning NATO target
Germany risks losing international credibility if it retreats from its commitment to increase military spending towards the NATO target, a key member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:50 22 February
Germany backs resolution of Macedonia name row: Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday pledged support for efforts to overcome decades-long dispute between Athens and Skopje over the name Macedonia, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:07 22 February
US pledges closer cooperation with Turkey
The U.S. said Tuesday it will start working together with Turkey “in a better fashion” so the two countries can achieve mutual goals, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
07:49 21 February
Jens Stoltenberg: "NATO sees no Russian threat to any of its members"
NATO does not see Russia as a threat to any of its members, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview published by the Foreign Policy magazine on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:53 21 February
Azerbaijani MFA comments on Armenian president’s congratulatory message to illegal regime in Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev has commented on the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s congratulatory message addressed to the illegal regime established in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.
17:55 20 February
Thousands rally against Munich Security Conference in Germany
Around 2,200 people participated in a demonstration against the ongoing Munich Security Conference (NSC) in Germany, local Bayerischer Rundfunk broadcaster reported on Saturday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:35 18 February
Turkish PM: 'We have given terrorist organizations the Ottoman slap'
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım evaluated regional developments and shared insight into Turkey’s counterterrorism efforts during the 54th Munich Security Conference on Saturday. The Turkish premier is among main speakers of the three-day conference, Yeni Şafak reported.
17:01 17 February
Tillerson: US will 'work on' its Manbij promises given to Turkey
The U.S. will work on the promises it gave to Turkey on northern Syria's Manbij, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in his visit to Ankara in an attempt to soothe the highest tension between the two NATO allies in decades, APA reported citing Daily Sabah.
15:05 16 February
Tillerson: 'US, Turkey will act together'
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Ankara and Washington had "reached an understanding"to normalize bilateral ties. The statement came during a joint press conference with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, YeniŞafak reported.
14:09 16 February
54th Munich Security Conference to start today
The 54th Munich Security Conference will kick off today.
10:23 16 February
John Kirby: "Tillerson breaks protocol by meeting Erdogan without translator"
07:49 16 February
Tillerson and Turkey's Erdogan had productive conversation: U.S. spokesman
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday had a “productive, open conversation” about a mutually beneficial way to improve U.S.-Turkey relations, a State Department spokesman traveling with Tillerson said, APA reports qoting Reuters.
06:46 16 February
Turkey, Germany vow to improve strained ties
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Thursday to improve strained ties between the two countries following months-long tensions between Ankara and Berlin, APA reports quoting AA.
22:39 15 February
Tillerson wants more cooperation with Turkey on Syria
Washington hopes to cooperate with Ankara to minimize threats against Turkey and fight Daesh, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:07 15 February
NATO to modernize command structure
The secretary general of NATO said Wednesday that the international organization took “major decisions to modernize the NATO command Structure”, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
03:34 15 February
Turkish defense min. meets US counterpart in Brussels
Turkish National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli on Wednesday met his U.S. counterpart James Mattis in Brussels, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:50 14 February
Turkish defense head attends anti-Daesh meeting in Rome
Turkey’s defense minister on Tuesday attended a ministerial meeting in Rome of the global coalition against the terrorist group Daesh, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
20:25 13 February