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.
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.
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).
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.