Angel investments amount to $102 mln in 2019

Angel investments amounted to $102 million in Turkey in 2019, up 66 percent on an annual basis, an official said on Feb. 17.

Turkey is the fourth largest angel investment country in Europe with 141 angel investors, Lütfi Elvan, the chairman of parliament's planning and budget committee, told the World Congress of the World Business Angel Investment Forum (WBAF 2020) in Istanbul.

ForMin Aurescu at FAC meeting, highlights importance of consistent and swifter implementation of Mali Peace Agreement

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu, stressed, at the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council held in Brussels, the importance of the consistent and swifter implementation of the Mali Peace Agreement.

Turkey slams int'l watchdog report on money laundering

The Turkish financial crimes unit slammed a global money laundering watchdog report against the country's money laundering efforts.

"Turkey's struggles weren't revealed in the report. [Turkey] was subjected to unfair assessment," Turkey's Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK) officials told Anadolu Agency on Dec. 19 on a recent report by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Delivery of S-400 system parts to continue in coming days, Turkey says

Delivery of parts of the Russian S-400 defense system will continue in coming days, the Turkish Defence Industry Directorate said on Friday.

Turkey's defense ministry had earlier said that the first parts of the S-400 defense system were delivered to Ankara on Friday. 

In a meeting with Erdoğan, Trump confirmed Turkey’s right to receive F-35 jets: Turkish FM

U.S. President Donald Trump, during a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the sidelines of the G20 summit, acknowledged Turkey's right to continue participating in the F-35 fighter jet program, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on July 4.

Erdogan tells Macron not to 'speak about Cyprus'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Sunday that he scolded his French counterpart for leveling criticism against Ankara over its insistence to explore for gas off the coast of Cyprus and for hampering efforts by the European Union member-state to tap natural reserves within its exclusive economic zone.