Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Ankara decision on train crash victim’s father a positive sign

Ankara's decision not only to allow the imprisoned father of an off-duty train driver who was killed in last week's deadly rail accident in central Greece to attend his son's funeral, but also to serve the rest of his sentence in a Greek prison was seen in Athens as another indication of the significant improvement in Greek-Turkish relations. 

Turkish authorities allow jailed father attend son’s funeral

The jailed father of a train driver killed in the Tempe train crash is to be released from a Turkish prison so that he can attend his son's funeral.

It is understood that the issue was raised in phone discussion between Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, on Monday.

Türkiye, Sweden, Finland to hold trilateral mechanism meeting

Türkiye will hold a trilateral mechanism meeting with Sweden and Finland on March 9 in Brussels to discuss the commitments of the Nordic countries for their bid to join NATO.

Presidential spokesperson Ambassador İbrahim Kalın and newly appointed Deputy Foreign Minister Burak Akçapar will attend the meeting.