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Turkey is ready to assume counter-terrorism role after the U.S. leaves Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 7.
The U.S. government will end the process of the Patriot sale if Turkey proceeds with the purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense systems, a senior U.S. official has told Hürriyet Daily News.
Turkey's sovereign wealth fund (Varlık Fonu) hired Citigroup Inc. and Industrial Commercial Bank of China Ltd. to coordinate a 1 billion-euro ($1.14 billion) syndicated loan, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg.
The head of Turkey's Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) is calling on international students planning to pursue higher education in Turkey not to miss the deadline for the state-funded Türkiye Scholarships program.
The implementation of the roadmap for ridding Syrian northern town Manbij of the YPG militants has accelerated as the U.S. changed its attitude towards it, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Feb. 6.
According to data from the Electricity System Operator, by February 3, Bulgaria's electricity exports to neighbouring countries increased by 199.72% for a year.
The increase is mainly due to an increase in exports to Turkey. The current energy balance report shows growth in electricity generation by 12%t, while consumption has gone up by nearly 5%.
In the wake of the visit by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to Turkey, contacts between Athens and Ankara will continue next week in the context of Wednesday's NATO summit of defense ministers, where Evangelos Apostolakis and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar will discuss confidence-building measures.
The Environment and Urbanization Ministry aims to renew 300,000 dwellings each year in Turkey as part of urban transformation projects, Environment and Urbanization Minister Murat Kurum has said.
Bulgaria's Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova will visit Baku in February, Trend learned from a diplomatic source.
Petkova will attend the 5th meeting of the Advisory Council of the Southern Gas Corridor to be held on February 20 in Baku, noted the source.
The source added that Petkova will visit the country with a large delegation from Bulgaria.
Turkey should use its universities in a competent way and carry out university to industry cooperation to further levels, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 6.
The pilots of a Turkish Airlines passenger plane on Feb. 6 made an emergency landing in Turkey's Black Sea province of Trabzon after a cockpit window was cracked.