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Defense ministers of Turkey, Britain and Ukraine had a tripartite meeting and discussed current issues on the sidelines of the NATO defense ministers meeting.
Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, British Defense Minister Ben Wallace and Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, exchanged opinions on regional defense and security issues, and the latest developments in Ukraine on June 16.
The EC Commissioner called on Turkey to refrain from steps that escalate tension – from rhetoric or actions
Five Turkish citizens who were kidnapped by a Haitian gang last month have been released, a source close to the case said on June 15.
Details on the circumstances of their release the day before were not available, but the men - aged between 20 and 26 - are in apparent good physical health, the source said.
The President wrote with the photo: "As always, I had an open and friendly conversation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, with whom I discussed the most important current geopolitical issues, but also the potential for further expansion of cooperation in investment, infrastructure and energy."
The PM said he did not think Turkey would opt for an armed conflict
Turkey plans to lease farmlands in several counties in Africa and Latin America to grow crops to boost agricultural production amid growing global concerns over food security.
Authorities have been exploring such opportunities in 10 nations, besides Venezuela and Sudan.
Agriculture and Forestry Minister Vahit Kirişçi recently discussed this plan with a group of lawmakers.
A family in the northwestern province of Kocaeli has accused the municipality workers of "raiding their single-family house," "drugging and seizing their dogs from the garden" without their consent.
Showing surveillance camera footage that displays the municipality workers carrying the "fainting" dogs, the Ataman family made a denunciation on June 14.
Gilead Sciences has launched its first domestic products to the local market with support of the Investment Office of the Presidency and in cooperation with Pharmactive.
Turkey has become one of the company's newest production bases in the world for its strategic medicines for Hepatitis and HIV diseases.
Home sales rose by 107.5 percent in May from the same month of 2021, while house purchases by foreigners in Turkey increased by 236 percent, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) showed.
A total of 122,768 houses were sold last month compared to 59,166 units that changed hands in May 2021 and 50,936 in the same month of 2020.