Hakan Fidan

Turkish, US top diplomats discuss developments in Gaza

Turkish and American top diplomats have discussed on the phone the latest developments in Gaza amid fears of a fresh escalation between Israel and Iran.

According to Turkish diplomatic sources, the phone conversation between Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken occurred upon the initiative of the latter.

Top security council hails anti-terrorism cooperation with Iraq

Türkiye's top security council has lauded recent strategic cooperation efforts with Iraq in combating terrorism, affirming the necessity of continuing joint efforts in various fields for security in the region.

The National Security Council (MGK), chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, issued a six-article declaration following a meeting lasting around 2.5 hours late on April 4.

Türkiye expect anti-terror cooperation from all NATO members

Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan has reiterated Ankara's expectation of full cooperation in the fight against terrorism from the NATO allies during the alliance's two-day summit in Brussels.

"We have expressed our expectation that all the NATO countries should fully and unconditionally support Türkiye in fighting terrorism," Fidan told reporters late on April 4.

Turkish FM holds talks with counterparts at NATO summit

Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan met with his British, Finnish, Greek, and Bulgarian counterparts on the sidelines of the NATO foreign ministers' summit in Brussels on Wednesday.

Fidan and British Foreign Minister David Cameron discussed a variety of topics, including the Gaza and Ukraine conflicts, according to diplomatic sources.

Türkiye’s top diplomat to call allies for joint anti-terror fight at NATO meet

Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will highlight NATO's responsibility in jointly fighting terrorism with expectations that the support given to the YPG in northern Syria by some allies should be ended without delay during NATO's foreign ministerial meeting in Brussels on April 3 and 4.

FM links PKK attacks in Europe to Türkiye's strategy

Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan has attributed PKK's recent attacks on Turkish communities in Europe to what he described as Türkiye's efforts to corner the organization.

"At this point, thank God, we do not leave room for terrorist groups, we do not let them breathe, we do not let them open their eyes," Fidan said during a gathering in Istanbul late on March 27.