Recep Tayyip Erdogan
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Jan. 6 that Türkiye is committed to playing "a positive, productive" role for postwar Gaza, as his Turkish counterpart, Hakan Fidan, told him that Israel's "increasing aggression" in Gaza is a threat to the region and he called for an immediate ceasefire.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is set to unveil its first batch of candidates for the upcoming local elections on Jan. 7, spokesperson Ömer Çelik has revealed.
The remaining candidates will be officially announced on Jan. 15, along with the election manifesto, Çelik told a group of journalists at the party headquarters in the capital Ankara late on Jan. 3.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is scheduled to visit Ankara tomorrow at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in a bid to address pressing regional issues.
While the meeting is expected to focus on various matters, the war in Gaza remains a key agenda item, reflecting the shared concerns of both nations.
There is an insidious operation to sabotage Türkiye and Türkiye's interests, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Jan. 2 at an event in the capital Ankara, to announce last year's foreign trade numbers.
Erdoğan addressed a contentious issue involving the recent dispute between Istanbul's football giants and Saudi officials.