Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Erdoğan says Turkey ‘keeping a close eye’ on Germany after Hanau shooting

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Feb. 20 said that Turkey is "keeping a close eye" on developments in Germany, after attacks in two bars in Hanau, Germany that killed nine people, including five Turkish nationals.

"Turkey, and especially the Turkish Embassy in Berlin, is carefully monitoring the process," Erdoğan said.

Athens far from accepting Turkey-Libya maritime border deal, says ministry

Greece rejected on Wednesday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's claims that Athens is gradually accepting Ankara's positioning in the Eastern Mediterranean following the maritime border deal with Libya, saying that these activities undermine regional stability.

Turkey will Support Fayez al-Sarraj's Government if the Talks on Libya Fail

Turkey will continue to support the Government of Fayez al-Sarraj's national agreement in Libya if the reach a settlement in the North African country fails. This was stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who spoke to his party members in parliament, TASS reported.

Turkey Re-Arrests Activist Kavala After Shock Acquittal

After his unexpected acquittal, the Istanbul chief prosecutor has ordered civil society leader Osman Kavala back into detention on charges related to his alleged involvement in a failed coup attempt in 2016.

Kavala and the eight other defendants in the so-called "Gezi Park" trial were acquitted on Tuesday in a surprise verdict.

Trump says Erdoğan trying to avoid tragedy in Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is seeking to ensure a humanitarian catastrophe does not befall northwest Syria's Idlib province, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Feb. 18.

"He's fighting on Idlib," Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One. "He doesn't want people to be killed by the thousands, and hundreds of thousands."