Syria–Turkey relations

Cyprus settlement ‘key’ to solution of region’s tensions: UK minister

A settlement for the Cyprus issue is "key" to the resolution of the tensions in the Mediterranean, according to Wendy Morton, the U.K.'s minister for European Neighbourhood.

Speaking during an interview with private broadcaster CNN Türk, Morton said that the U.K. supports a "comprehensive, fair and lasting" settlement to the Cyprus issue.

British state minister due in Turkey for 3-day visit

A U.K. minister from Foreign Office is set to pay a three-day visit to Turkey, an official statement said on June 26.

Wendy Morton, U.K. minister for European Neighborhood and the Americas, "will be visiting Ankara and Hatay which hosts the UN cross-border aid operations to Syria" on June 27-29, according to the statement issued by the Turkish Foreign Ministry.

Atatürk’s base in Syria’s Afrin to turn into museum

A house that Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, used as his military headquarters in Syria's northern province of Afrin during World War I will be renovated and turned into a museum.

"The house has already been cleaned, and a project to restore and turn the house into a museum has been prepared," the Hatay Governor's Office said.

Iconic mansion of Turkish cinema to be restored

A historical mansion in Turkey's south, where many classical works of Turkish cinema were shot during the 1970s, will be restored and converted into a cinema museum.

Even after decades, Yeşilçam, known as Turkey's "Hollywood," continues to draw people's attention with its unforgettable old movies and iconic details.

UNGA head to visit refugee camps in Turkey

Volkan Bozkır, The Turkish diplomat heading the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), said on March 31 that he will depart on his first official trip since taking office to visit Turkey, Qatar and Azerbaijan.

He said his stops will include Hatay in Turkey where he will meet Syrian refugees and visit the U.N. cross-border humanitarian mechanism.

Peace in Syria depends on Western support to Turkey: Erdoğan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan believes that re-establishing peace and stability in Syria depends on Western support to Ankara.

In a column titled The West should help Turkey end Syria's Civil War for Bloomberg, Erdoğan wrote that a peaceful and lasting solution will not be possible unless Syria's territorial integrity and political unity are respected.

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