Ιn letter to Guterres, Athens fully deconstructs Turkish positions on Aegean islands
Athens letter to UN: Ankara undermines peace and stability
The new Turkish claims of "conditional sovereignty" - where the condition for their concession was, always in Ankara, their demilitarization - exercised by Greece in the Aegean islands as well as in the Dodecanese, are "a new development" and "they are seriously undermining regional peace and stability," Athens said in a letter to the United Nations on May 25, responding to a letter from Turkis
Istanbul Photo Awards exhibition in New York
An exhibition featuring a selection of photographs from the international news photography competition, the Istanbul Photo Awards 2021, kicked off in New York on Oct. 18.
An opening ceremony was held at the newly-inaugurated Türkevi Center, or Turkish House, in New York City.
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UN failure to adopt statement Palestine unacceptable: Turkish envoy
Turkey has described the U.N.'s failure to adopt a press statement after debating the Israeli-Palestine issue on May 16 as "simply unacceptable."
Turkey cannot deal with Syria tragedy alone: UN envoy
The international community cannot leave the Syria tragedy on Turkey's shoulders, the Turkish U.N. envoy said on March 3, as the Syrian war nears its 10th anniversary.
Athens repeats warning about Turkish letter to UN on maritime deal
Athens on Wednesday reacted strongly to the submission last week to the United Nations by Turkey's permanent representative to the UN, Feridun Sinirlioglu, of a letter that contained geographical coordinates based on the contentious maritime boundaries accord signed between Ankara and Libya's Tripoli-based government in November, ignoring the existence of Greek islands.
Turkey, Russia agree to reduce tensions in Idlib as migrants push west
Turkey and Russia have agreed to reduce tensions on the ground in Syria's Idlib province while continuing military action there, the Russian foreign ministry said on Feb. 29 following several days of talks in Ankara.
US says it will coordinate with Turkey in Idlib
The U.S. will continue to coordinate with Turkey in Idlib, Syria where an ongoing offensive has displaced nearly 900,000 civilians since December, Washington's envoy to the U.N. Kelly Craft said on Feb. 19.
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Demand to release UN court judge void: Turkey tells UN
The demand to release a top United Nations court judge is "void," Turkish authorities said in a letter addressed to the United Nations Security Council.
How likely is secular democracy in the Middle East?
Ambassador Feridun Sinirlioğlu, a former Undersecretary at the Foreign Ministry who is Turkey's new "point man" at the U.N., believes the Middle East has to move toward a secular and democratic future.