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US human rights report on Turkey contains baseless accusations: Ministry

A human rights report prepared by the U.S. Department of State includes "baseless accusations" about the state of human rights in Turkey, said the Foreign Ministry on March 13.

The part regarding Turkey's Human Rights Report "appears that it is far from objectivity and prepared with political motives," said the ministry in a written statement.

Turkey has isolated itself from energy developments, State Department official says

Turkey has isolated itself from energy developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Senior International Energy Officer at the State Department's Bureau of Energy Resources, Joshua Volz, has said while criticizing the memorandum signed last year between Ankara and Libya's Tripoli-based government.

"Nothing is over or ruled out when it comes to the resolve of the Kosovo issue"

American Balkans expert and a former advisor and supporter of Joseph Biden, Michael Carpenter, said in an interview with the Serbian Telegraph that Washington would accept any solution agreed by Serbs and Albanians. He also points out that there are no red lines on this issue - everything is up to Belgrade and Pristina.

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