Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

No country to send military to Libya while truce lasts: Turkish FM

No one will send to Libya any additional advisors or troops or mercenaries or other personnel as long as the truce is observed, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Jan. 23.

The issue of sanctions will not be raised under the same condition, the minister said in an interview with Russia's RIA News Agency.

Turkish foreign minister meets Iraqi Kurd leader

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Tuesday met Nechirvan Barzani, president of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG).

The closed-door meeting took place on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland where the two leaders discussed heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran, according to diplomatic sources.

Cavusoglu reiterates claims of 'grey zones' in Aegean

Turkey's Foreign Minister reiterated his country's long-standing claims on the existence of "grey zones" in the Aegean Sea in a televised interview on CNN Turk on Thursday evening.
Mevlut Cavusoglu said "there are islands whose sovereignty has not been established" either in the Treaty of Lausanne or in the 1947 Paris Peace Treaty.

Turkish president receives newly elected Armenian Patriarch

Turkey's president received Sahak Maşalyan, head of Armenian Patriarchate of Turkey, at the presidential complex, on Jan. 14.

The meeting was closed to press.

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu also hosted Maşalyan and congratulated him for being elected as the 85th Armenian patriarch in Turkey.

Çavuşoğlu wished the best for the Armenian community and Turkey.

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