Government of Turkey

AKP rules out early election rumors

The Turkish government does not have an early election in its agenda, ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) spokesperson Ömer Çelik has said, after the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader brought up the issue, saying the government might "have to go to early polls" due to economic troubles.

Menderes commemorated

Adnan Menderes, Turkey's first democratically elected prime minister, is being commemorated 58 years after he was executed following a coup in 1960, an event marking a dark era in Turkish history.       

Greek PM may meet US president in New York, spokesman says

A meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York at the end of the month is "very likely," government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Monday.

Speaking to Skai TV, Petsas said that the details for such a meeting are currently under discussion and no date has been set.