Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

EU welcomes Turkey’s decision to ratify Paris Agreement

The European Union on Sept. 22 welcomed Turkey's plan to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change next month.

"Very welcome step that Turkey is ready to ratify the #ParisAgreement on climate," Frans Timmermans, the European Commission's executive vice president for the European Green Deal, said on Twitter.

Turkish president meets with counterparts, other leaders in New York

After two decades in Afghanistan, the United States should do more to help the country's refugees, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in remarks aired on Sept. 22. 

Turkey hosts the world's largest refugee population - some 4 million, mostly Syrians - and has warned that it cannot accept any more arrivals from Afghanistan.

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