Foreign Ministry

Russia Voices Fury About Cancelling of Lavrov Visit to Serbia

Following days of uncertainty, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's visit to Serbia was cancelled on Monday after countries around Serbia closed their airspace to his aircraft - a move that that Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova described as "another closed channel of communication"

Three EU ambassadors to Turkey summoned over PKK concerns

French, German and Greek ambassadors to Turkey have been summoned to the Foreign Ministry over concerns about the activities and the latest protests of the PKK in their countries.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu declared the summoning of the France's and Germany's envoys last week.

Greece’s ambassador to Turkey summoned over PKK activities

Greece's ambassador to Turkey was summoned to the Foreign Ministry over concerns about the activities of the outlawed PKK terror organization in his country.

Turkish officials complained to Ambassador Christodoulos Lazaris about the PKK, carrying out propaganda, financing and recruitment in Greece, on June 3.

Deputy minister discusses Turkey’s planned military operation into Syria with US official

Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal held a telephone conversation on June 2 with Permanent Representative of the US to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield discussing the developments in Syria including Turkey's planned military operation into the neighboring country.

Caritas Slovenia raised over EUR 3m for Ukraine so far

Ljubljana – Caritas Slovenia has so far raised more than EUR 3 million in aid for Ukraine in what is the biggest humanitarian campaign dedicated to a foreign country in Slovenia’s history. The organisation, which has so far sent 20 shipments totalling 283 tonnes of aid to the war-stricken country, notes that the situation there calls for more and more help.

Turkey calls on Israel to preserve status quo of Al-Aqsa Mosque

The raids on the Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli parliament member Itamar Ben-Gvir and radical Jewish groups under the protection of the Israeli police, as well as the attempts of these groups to worship in this area, are a "clear violation" of the status quo of Al-Haram Al-Sharif and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Foreign Ministry said on May 29.