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Turkey rejects, denounces in strongest terms statement of US president regarding events of 1915:...

ANKARA Rejecting US President Joe Biden's remarks on Armenian claims about the events of 1915, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday said that the statement lacks any scholarly or legal basis...

Cavusoglu: Turkey entirely rejects US President Biden's statement on Armenian claims

ANKARA Turkey entirely rejects US President Joe Biden’s remarks on the events of 1915 events, which are based solely on populism, said the nation’s foreign minister on Saturday. “Words cannot change...

Turkey air traffic halt hits Russia's tourism sector

MOSCOW  Russia’s tourism sector is keenly awaiting the resumption of charter flights to and from Turkey by June 1. Earlier this week, Moscow announced temporary suspension of regular and charter flights...

Relations between Russia, Turkey 'developing': Kremlin

MOSCOW The relations between Russia and Turkey are "developing", a Kremlin spokesman said on Friday. Suspension of the flights from Russia to Turkey does not mean chilling in the bilateral relations,...

Turkish president speaks over phone with NATO chief

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday spoke over the phone with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, according to Turkey's Communication Directorate. Erdogan and Stoltenberg discussed a number of prominent...

Turkey to host Afghan peace meet from April 24 to May 4

ANKARA Turkey announced on Tuesday that a keenly awaited international conference on the Afghan peace process will be held in Istanbul from April 24 to May 4. The high-level and...

Turkey wants Russian-Ukrainian issues settled via talks

ISTANBUL Turkey’s presidential spokesman on Sunday reiterated his country’s call for a de-escalation of tension between Russia and Ukraine. “Turkey defends Ukraine's territorial integrity and the rights of Crimean Tatars and...

Libya’s interim premier to visit Turkey on Monday

ANKARA Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh will pay an official visit to Turkey on Monday at the invitation of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. As part of the two-day...

Turkey, Ukraine vow to strengthen strategic partnership

ISTANBUL  Turkey and Ukraine on Saturday vowed to strengthen their strategic partnership. Ankara and Kyiv decided to “intensify joint efforts to deepen cooperation and coordination between the parties in the fields...

Turkey desires ‘peaceful’ Black Sea, says Erdogan

ISTANBUL The Turkish president on Saturday called for a de-escalation of tension in Ukraine and said that his country desires a “peaceful” Black Sea. “Our main goal is that the Black...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 1, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. ...

Turkey: Top defense officials visit anti-terror op zone

ANKARA - Turkey's National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, along with high-level military officials, paid a visit on Saturday to Sirnak province to monitor anti-terror...

Turkey marks Labor Day in shadow of pandemic

ANKARA Turkey’s president and top officials on Saturday marked Labor and Solidarity Day. “I congratulate my fellow workers, who make our country grow while breaking a...

Turkic body urges de-escalation of Kyrgyz-Tajik tension

ANKARA The Turkic Council on Friday encouraged Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to take joint measures to stabilize tensions that erupted along the border.  “The Turkic Council...

Turkey to receive 1st set of Sputnik V in May

ANKARA Turkey expects to receive the first shipment of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine during May, said the country's health minister on Friday. "So far,...