Dozens of Russian, CIS citizens killed & injured in recent clashes in Syria – Foreign Ministry
Several dozen citizens of Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States were injured in Syria during “a recent military clash,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said, APA reported citing RT News.
18:24 20 February
Turkish army to lay siege to Afrin city center soon: Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said the country’s army would lay siege to Syria’s Afrin city center in the coming days, APA reported citing Anadolu Agency.
13:27 20 February
Turkey remands 13 for promoting PKK/KCK on social media
At least 13 suspects were remanded in custody in Turkey for promoting the PKK/KCK terrorist group’s propaganda on social media, judicial sources said Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:26 20 February
Oil hits two-week high on share market recovery, Mideast tensions
Oil prices hit their highest level in nearly two weeks on Monday, lifted by a global equity market recovery and tensions in the Middle East, although concerns of rising U.S. production tempered gains, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:21 20 February
Turkish, Russian, Iranian FMs to meet in 2 weeks
Turkish, Russian, Iranian foreign ministers agreed to hold a trilateral meeting in two weeks in the Kazakh capital Astana, said the head of Iranian diplomacy Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:07 20 February
Turkey warns against pro-Syria regime militia in Afrin
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister and government spokesman Bekir Bozdag on Monday called Syrian state-run news agency reports on pro-regime militia preparing to enter Afrin "unrealistic", saying this has not been confirmed by officials, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:46 20 February
Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss Syria on phone
The Turkish and Iranian presidents exchanged views over the phone late Monday on the latest developments in Syria, particularly Afrin and Idlib, according to presidential sources, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:04 19 February
Ankara renames US embassy's street after Operation Olive Branch
The name of the street where the Embassy of the United States is located in Turkey's capital has been changed to "Olive Branch", APA reported citing NTV.
16:36 19 February
Turkey warns Assad regime against supporting YPG/PKK
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday reasserted Turkey's sensitivity towards Syria's territorial integrity and warned Bashar al-Assad regime against supporting YPG/PKK in Afrin.
15:38 19 February
US to work with Turkey on liberated areas in Syria
The U.S. will work with Turkey on the locals taking control of the liberated areas in Syria, Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
07:27 18 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
2 Turkish soldiers martyred, one injured in operations
Two Turkish soldiers were martyred and one was wounded on Saturday during operations in Turkey and northwestern Syria, according to the Turkish military, APA reports quoting AA.
00:23 18 February
Turkish, Iraqi PMs stress cooperation against terrorism
The Turkish and Iraqi premiers, on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference on Saturday, stressed cooperation in the fight against terrorist groups, APA reports quoting AA.
23:34 17 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
Baku hosts event in support of Turkey’s Afrin op
Azerbaijan’s non-governmental organizations (NGO) held an event on Saturday to express support for the Turkish army’s Operation Olive Branch in Syria’s Afrin.
12:20 17 February
Turkey, US joint statement alludes to YPG terror group
The fight against YPG/PKK terror group has been alluded to in the joint statement released following the visit of the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Turkey, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
01:05 17 February
Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded: sources
About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
20:21 16 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
Baku reacts to Russian MFA spokesperson’s remarks
The remarks the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson made on February 15 with regard to the statement made by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev at the 6th Congress of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (NAP) on February 15 was controversial, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry told APA.
13:13 16 February