Ankara (MEMO) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S-400 missile defense system, parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the past four days, would be fully deployed in April 2020, reports Reuters. Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system has raised tensions with its NATO allies,Continue Reading

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Ankara (TM) -Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Turkey’s decision to purchase a Russian-made S-400 missile defense system doesn’t mean that it is seeking “alternatives” to its relations with the West. Erdoğan was speaking Monday during a NATO meeting in Ankara attended by alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The comments came amidContinue Reading

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Ankara (GPA) – After the recent election losses, Erdogan may be running out of external enemies and could be bringing his witch hunt home to the AKP. Following the most recent municipal elections in Turkey, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) took several big blows, but perhaps there are noneContinue Reading

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Ankara (GPA) – Turkish President Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party had a bad weekend but it won’t necessarily slow them down. If you were closely following the Turkish municipal elections at all you’ve probably seen a lot about how the foundations of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s rule isContinue Reading

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Istanbul (TM) – Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) continues to hang banners claiming victory in İstanbul, which it has lost to the opposition nominee for mayor, according to the unofficial results of Sunday’s local elections. the Artı Gerçek news website reported on Tuesday. “Thanks, İstanbul” read the posters, which were putContinue Reading

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Ankara (MEMO) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan showed video footage at an election rally on Saturday from an attack on two New Zealand mosques which killed 49 people and said the suspected gunman had made threats against Turkish Muslims, according to a Reuters report. The gunman shot dead 49 people and wounded more than 40 inContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said he would seek Turkey’s help in defusing tensions with nuclear-armed neighbor India in the aftermath of cross-border air raids, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. “I am going to talk to [Turkish] President [Recep Tayyip] Erdoğan, and I will request him toContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Tuesday that Venezuelan gold would be processed in the Central Anatolian province of Çorum. Speaking at a rally ahead of local elections on March 31, the president said Çorum would ugreach a new level in terms of gold trade amid reports that VenezuelaContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressed solidarity with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro early Thursday after Washington and several Western capitals along with countries in the region recognized Juan Guaido, chairman of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, as interim president, state-run Anadolu news agency reported. “Maduro brother, stand tall,Continue Reading