Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
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?
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and its ally in the March 31 local elections, İYİ (Good) Party, of "surrendering" to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) and the illegal PKK.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 16 that Turkey aims to reduce its dependence on foreign energy sources.
Speaking at a campaign rally for local March 31 elections in northwestern Edirne province, Erdoğan said that Turkey aims to maximize domestic resource utilization in energy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.