Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said Turkish negotiators would meet with representatives from Russia's Gazprom to discuss a gas discount for 2015 again Dec. 10.
"We are continuing to work to negotiate a bigger reduction in gas prices. Our target is to clarify the final price by the end of this month," Yıldız said at the signature ceremony for the Istanbul 2016 World Energy Congress.
Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has claimed that Turkey will, by 2018, be the "only country in the world" with hospitals equipped with the most advanced technological equipment and buildings constructed using the latest technology.
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) are managing more than 600 modernization projects to address the challenges of the world's new security environment, Lt. General Alpaslan Erdoğan, chief of the Plans and Policy Division of the Turkish General Staff, announced late Dec. 3.
Turkey's main opposition party has engaged in self-criticism on the Kurdish peace bid process.
"We couldn't explain our suggestions to Kurdish people for the solution of the Kurdish problem. We were at fault, not you," the Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said at a party meeting extraordinarily held in the souteastern province of Diyarbakır on Nov. 29.
It is time for Thanksgiving, the table of union and peace. The tradition began in 1621, when 51 newcomers to America hosted 90 members of the Wampanoag tribe. The event took place in the fall; the occasion was to celebrate a good harvest of corn. The celebrations lasted three days; among the food consumed were wild fowl (probably turkey) and five deer.