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Germany-Turkey ties extremely close and trusting: Envoy

Germany's envoy in Turkey said on Aug. 4 that he was "pleased" that bilateral relations between Turkey and Germany are "extremely close and trusting."

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"Our political relations are extremely close at all levels of government and covering also non-governmental organizations," Jurgen Schulz told reporters in the Turkish capital Ankara.

Erdoğan speaks with Georgian, Ethiopian premiers over phone

The Turkish president on Aug. 1 held separate phone conversations with Georgian and Ethiopian prime ministers, according to Turkey's Communications Directorate.

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili discussed Turkey-Georgia relations and regional issues,

Ankara summons Greek diplomat over border killing

Turkey has summoned the Chargé d'Affairs of the Greece Embassy in Ankara after a Turkish citizen was killed by individuals dressed in plain clothes in a cross-border fire near Meriç River.

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Sources from the Turkish Foreign Ministry informed that Greek diplomat Eleni Vakali was summoned to the ministry on Aug. 1.

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