18 lawmakers of Turkish descent win seat in Germany’s Bundestag

Eighteen candidates of Turkish descent have been elected as lawmakers in Germany's federal parliament, Bundestag, in the country's elections that took place on Sept. 26.

The Social Democratic Party (SPD) won the most parliamentary seats in the national elections, while Angela Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU bloc came in second, preliminary official results showed on Sept. 27.

Turkish, US army chiefs meet at NATO meeting in Athens

Turkey's Chief of General Staff Yaşar Güler met U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley in the Greek capital Athens on Sept. 19 as part of the NATO Military Committee Conference.

According to a statement by the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, two officials addressed "multiple items of mutual security interest."

Turkey's defense chief inspects measures taken on Iran border

Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, together with military commanders, conducted on-site inspections of measures taken on the Iranian border on Aug. 14. 


Akar, Chief of General Staff Gen. Yaşar Güler, and Land Forces Commander Gen. Musa Avsever were welcomed at Van Ferit Melen Airport.