Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Turkish, Russian foreign ministers to meet in Turkey

The Turkish and Russian foreign ministers, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Sergey Lavrov, respectively will meet in the Mediterranean province of Antalya on June 30 to discuss a wide range of regional issues including Syria and Afghanistan as well as bilateral relations, the two ministries announced in separate statements.

British state minister due in Turkey for 3-day visit

A U.K. minister from Foreign Office is set to pay a three-day visit to Turkey, an official statement said on June 26.

Wendy Morton, U.K. minister for European Neighborhood and the Americas, "will be visiting Ankara and Hatay which hosts the UN cross-border aid operations to Syria" on June 27-29, according to the statement issued by the Turkish Foreign Ministry.

Consular consultations between Turkey, Germany resume

Turkey's deputy foreign minister on June 23 announced the initiation of consular consultations after a four-year hiatus.

"We started Consular Consultations w/ #Germany after 4 years. Consultations began with the participation of Antje Leenderste, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as our delegations," Yavuz Selim Kıran said on Twitter.

Turkish foreign minister to meet EU foreign policy chief

The Turkish foreign minister and EU foreign policy chief are scheduled to have a bilateral meeting in Antalya, southern Turkey on June 18. 

During the bilateral meeting, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Josep Borrell will review "all aspects of the relations" ahead of EU summit that will be held on June 24-25, said a statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry.

Ankara aims to strengthen relations with Paris: FM Çavuşoğlu

The Turkish and French foreign ministers on June 7 discussed "multidimensional relations and regional and international issues" in Paris, said Turkey's top diplomat.

"We discussed our multidimensional relations and regional and international issues with my French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian," Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter after the meeting.