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In what has been described as a show of force to Greece and Cyprus, Turkey's navy is preparing to hold its biggest ever exercises according to Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency.
The "Blue Homeland" exercise, with the participation of frigates, destroyers and fighter jets, will take place in the Black Sea, the Aegean and the Mediterranean between February 27 and March 8.
Regional peace and security are among Greece's key foreign policy objectives, the country's newly-installed Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis has said.
Apostolakis was speaking in the wake of a NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels during which he held talks with his counterparts from Turkey and North Macedonia, as well as the chief of the transatlantic alliance Jens Stoltenberg.
Syria's territorial integrity will not be preserved if the country's east and Manbij city are not cleared of the YPG, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said at a three-way summit with the Russian and Iranian presidents in the Black Sea coastal city of Sochi, expressing high hopes for a resolution to the eight-year-long war.
The scholarship program offered by Turkey's Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) is making the country a global hub for higher education, the head of the presidency said on Feb. 13.
Turkey's tight monetary policy stance will continue to score significant improvements in the country's inflation dynamics, the Central Bank governor said on Feb. 14.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Feb. 14 condemned a suicide bombing in southeastern Iran and offered condolences to Iran's people and government.
The head of the Turkish-Venezuelan inter-parliamentary friendship group said on Feb. 13 that Turkey supports Venezuela's democracy.
Turkey's government will sell cheaper vegetables and fruits online besides their sales at physical points-of-sale set up in a number of districts by municipalities in the capital Ankara and Istanbul as part of efforts to fight against excessive price hikes which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently described as "food terrorism."
Selçuk Yılmaz is accused of attempting to rape a Belarussian woman in Turkey's west
The defense ministers of Greece and Turkey met Wednesday on the sidelines of NATO's ministerial summit in Brussels.
The meeting between Evangelos Apostolakis and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar - both former chiefs of their countries' respective armed forces - lasted about 30 minutes.
There was no immediate comment on the meeting.
The top bid to operate İddaa, Turkey’s only legal sports betting company, has come from Şans Girişim, a venture including Demirören Holding and U.S. company Scientific Games.