Government of Turkey

FM Çavuşoğlu to attend anti-ISIL coalition meeting

Turkey's foreign minister is set to attend a meeting of an international coalition against ISIL terrorist group in Italy on June 28.

"Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs will participate in the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat DAESH which will be held in Rome on 28 June 2021, co-hosted by Italy and the U.S.," said a Turkish Foreign Ministry statement.

President Erdoğan dismisses possibility of early elections

The Turkish president on June 25 dismissed the possibility of early elections in the country.

"The date of the early elections is certain, June 2023. Don't beat the wind," Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said at a local meeting of AKP in southern Hatay province, following various opening ceremonies he had attended.

Over 18,000 terrorists neutralized in 6 years: Defense chief

Turkish security forces have neutralized more than 18,000 terrorists since July 24, 2015, the national defense minister said on June 25. 

Hulusi Akar, accompanied by Land Forces Commander Gen. Ümit Dündar, Naval Forces Admiral Adnan Özbal and Air Forces Commander Gen. Hasan Küçükakyüz visited a military base in the eastern province of Malatya.

Turkey observes closely as EU leaders meet at summit

Ankara started watching when European Union leaders came together today and tomorrow in Brussels with a heavy agenda.

The leaders' summit is expected to be discussing various issues, including restoring free movement and travel, the progress in the bloc's jointly funded stimulus package and how to move forward on international corporate taxation and the bloc's banking union.

Ankara in talks with four countries for swap deals

The Turkish Lira cheered Central Bank Governor Şahap Kavcıoğlu's announcement late on June 22 that the country was in talks to secure currency swap agreements with four countries and was close to a deal with two of them.

Kavcıoğlu's remarks came during a meeting with bank executives, according to media reports.

Turkey to watch closely as EU leaders meet at summit

Ankara will be closely watching when European Union leaders come together today and tomorrow in Brussels with a heavy agenda.

The leaders' summit will be discussing various issues, including restoring free movement and travel, the progress in the bloc's jointly funded stimulus package and how to move forward on international corporate taxation and the bloc's banking union.

Turkey to leave pandemic behind 'soon': Erdoğan

Turkey will overcome the COVID-19 pandemic soon with its mass vaccination campaign, said the country's president on June 20.

Responding to a question during an online event to mark Father's Day, Erdoğan said that Turkey has been ahead of other countries in everything from health services to public safety since the beginning of the outbreak.

Pages