Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Russia 'open to Turkish ops in Syria under Adana Agreement'

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have once again met in the Russian city of Sochi to determine the fate of Syria. Putin's spokesperson Dmitry Peskov gave an interview to Hürriyet Daily News right after the trilateral summit. Peskov answered our questions in Turkish.

Q: How was the summit?

Joint operation may be held in Idlib: Erdoğan

Turkey, Russia and Iran may conduct joint military operations against radical jihadist groups in Idlib province if needed, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, vowing that they will continue to work for the full implementation of an Ankara-Moscow protocol that brought about a partial ceasefire between the Syrian regime and the terror groups in the enclave.

Erdogan: Turkey will defend sovereign rights in Aegean, East Med

Turkey will defend its sovereign rights in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, the country's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday.

"We protect our rights in the Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus and the Aegean in a dynamic way," Erdogan told a rally in Bursa, northwest Turkey. "If we fail to do so, we know very well what we will face in the future," he added.

HALC welcomes Congress ban on arms sales to Turkey

The Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) welcomed on Thursday the US Congress decision that blocks the sale of weapons and F-35 aircraft to Turkey until further notice.

An overwhelming bi-partisan majority both at the Senate and the House in Washington has passed a bill backed by HALC and the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) with two key provisions on Turkey.

No Syria territorial integrity if YPG stays: Erdoğan

Syria's territorial integrity will not be preserved if the country's east and Manbij city are not cleared of the YPG, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said at a three-way summit with the Russian and Iranian presidents in the Black Sea coastal city of Sochi, expressing high hopes for a resolution to the eight-year-long war.

Erdoğan tells retailers they are not targeted in fight against high food prices

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that the government's aim is not to become rivals to merchants but rather fight against "opportunists" selling food at high prices, amid a new implementation that has set municipalities to sell fruits and vegetables directly to consumers.