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Türkiye to hold elections on May 14 despite quakes: Erdogan

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that his government plans to hold the presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14, as the country is still recovering from two devastating earthquakes that struck a large swathe of its southern region in early February. “The time …

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Turkey to start mass production of indigenous air defense systems

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | Turkey decided on Tuesday to start mass production of its indigenous air defense systems and its first national tactical ballistic missile Tayfun, the country’s defense industry executive committee said. The committee made such decisions regarding 25 important defense industry projects during a meeting chaired by President Recep …

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Ukraine grain deal extended for 120 days: Erdogan

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | A deal for the export of Ukrainian grain to world markets through the Black Sea has been extended for 120 days, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Thursday. “As a result of the four-way talks hosted by Türkiye, the Black Sea Grain Corridor Agreement is extended …

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NATO chief vows to settle Turkey’s concerns over expansion

Copenhagen, Denmark | Xinhua | Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), on Thursday pledged to address Turkey’s concerns on Finland’s and Sweden’s applications to join the military alliance. “We are addressing the concerns that Turkey has expressed,” he said at a press conference held jointly with …

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Egypt to meet four European countries on Libya crisis

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Egypt announced Monday that it will hold a meeting with four European Mediterranean countries about developments in neighbouring Libya after Turkey began deploying troops in the war-torn North African nation. The talks — to be held in Cairo on Wednesday– will bring together foreign ministers from …

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Trump ignores controversy to host Turkey’s Erdogan

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump will leap from the frying pan of impeachment into the fire of foreign policy controversy when he hosts his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Wednesday. On the day that the impeachment process shifts to the dramatic phase …

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