Recep Tayyip Erdogan

President Erdoğan meets Albania’s Edi Rama

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama yesterday in the capital Ankara.

The Albanian president also attended the official opening ceremony of the fifth Islamic Solidarity Games, hosted by central Konya province on Aug. 9. President Erdoğan inaugurated the official opening of the international games.

Pahor discusses Ukraine war effects for W Balkans in Turkey

Ankara – President Borut Pahor started a two-day state visit to Turkey on Tuesday, meeting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu in Ankara. The pair talked above all about the war in Ukraine and its consequences for the Western Balkans. Pahor also raised this point as he addressed the annual meeting of Turkish diplomats.

Ukrainians shelled Gorlovka; The first foreign ship arrived; Russian agents detained?

Kyiv and Moscow accuse each other of the attack on the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi agreed that part of the payment for Russian gas should be in rubles.
Ukrainian officials announce that Russian forces from Kherson shelled Nikolaev.

Erdoğan, Putin agree to 'boost economic, energy cooperation'

President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Aug. 5 adopted a statement pledging to boost political and economic cooperation including in energy and trade.

The talks between Putin and Erdoğan came as Russia's isolation grows following its intervention in Ukraine.

Op-ed: Greek-Turkish relations: What is the best solution in the final analysis?

By Alexandra Fotaki

The relationship between Greece and Turkey is a difficult one. It is not the only such, but in any event geography does not change.

If one follows the media over time on both sides of the Aegean one will get the impression that we are speaking of two peoples that view each other with fanaticism.

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