Fahrettin Altun

Türkiye, Saudi sign series of deals as part of Erdoğan’s visit

Türkiye and Saudi Arabia have signed a series of agreements on boosting investment, defense industry cooperation, energy collaboration and communications during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to Persian Gulf states.

The deals were finalized after delegation meetings led by Erdoğan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the city of Jeddah on July 17.

Turkish Presidency Dismisses Reports of Erdogan’s Heart Attack

A woman shows her child a picture of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, 18 January 2023. Photo: EPA-EFE/ERDEM SAHIN

"We categorically reject such baseless claims regarding President Erdogan's health," Fahrettin Altun, President of the Communications Directorate under the Presidency, wrote on Wednesday night.

Turkey’s Communications Chief Accuses Reuters of ‘Manipulation’

Fahrettin Altun, Director of Communications Directorate. Photo: Communications Directorate's Facebook Account

"This is not the first time that Reuters, an apparatus of perception operations and systematic manipulation targeting Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkey, publishes misleading and fake news," Altun wrote on Twitter on Wednesday.