Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

EU leaders blast Turkey over Cyprus’ EEZ, order list of sanctions

The EU at its June 20-21 summit called on the European Commission and the competent EEAS service to table "without delay" proposed sanctions against Turkey over its illegal drilling for hydrocarbons in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of member-state Cyprus.

It also issued re-issued a warning about Ankara's illegal activity in the Aegean.

Erdoğan says Öcalan’s letter indicates ‘power struggle’ between outlawed PKK and Demirtaş

Jailed outlawed PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan's call for the Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) voters to remain "neutral" in the upcoming Istanbul re-election shows a rivalry between Selahattin Demirtaş, the party's jailed former co-chair, and Öcalan, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.

Turkey to take delivery of Russian missile systems in July

Turkey is standing firm against US opposition and expects to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defense systems next month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday.

Speaking to a group of foreign journalists, Erdogan reiterated that the deal with Russia was sealed and there would be no turning back despite vociferous US opposition.