Hulusi Akar

Defense ministers of Syria, Türkiye, Iran, Russia to meet in Moscow

A meeting between the defense ministers of Türkiye, Russia, Iran and Syria will take place in Moscow on April 25, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has announced.

The preparations for the meeting of the defense ministers and intelligence chiefs of Türkiye, Russia, Syria and Iran to be held in Moscow continue, Akar said in a statement on April 24.

Election watchdog OKs ministers’ running for parliament

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) has given a green light for the ministers to continue their political campaigning for the parliamentary elections while continuing their jobs.

The YSK'S decision came upon an appeal by the opposition parties who recalled that the ministers should resign from their jobs if they want to run for the parliament just like any other civil servant.

Türkiye retaliates PKK attack, neutralizes 10 terrorists: Akar

The PKK's April 16 attack in northern Syria, in which four Turkish soldiers were wounded, has been "retaliated," and a total of 10 terrorists have been neutralized, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said.

The treatment of the soldiers injured after the attack on the Olive Branch and Euphrates Shield operations' base areas is ongoing, Akar told the media on April 17.