Foreign Ministry

Vetoed By Turkey, Sweden Condemns Koran-Burning Ahead of NATO Summit

(L-R) The flags of Finland, NATO and Sweden are seen during the NATO Foreign Ministers' meeting in Bucharest, Romania, 29 November 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/Robert Ghement

"The Swedish government fully understands that the Islamophobic acts committed by individuals at demonstrations in Sweden can be offensive to Muslims," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Türkiye’s ambassador to Portugal dies after cardiac arrest

Türkiye's Ambassador to Portugal Murat Karagöz has lost his life at the age of 56 after suffering from a sudden cardiac in the southwestern province of Muğla's Fethiye district.

On June 30, around 4 p.m., Karagöz had a fainting spell while swimming in Fethiye, where he was spending his vacation.

Fidan congratulates Gerapetritis for his appointment as FM

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan congratulated Greek counterpart Giorgos Gerapetritis on assuming his duties, in a phone call on Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry said on a pos on Twitter.

The ministers had a discussion and agreed to meet on the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Vilnius, it added.