• 16 May, 2022
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Exclusive-Turkey ‘not closing door’ to Sweden, Finland NATO entry, Erdogan advisor says

By Orhan Coskun, Jonathan Spicer and Can Sezer ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has not shut the door to Sweden and Finland joining NATO but wants negotiations with the Nordic countries…

Turkey, Saudi to revive great economic potential, Erdogan says

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Saudi Arabia have a common will to "reactivate a great economic potential" between the two countries, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, after his…

Erdogan arrives in Saudi Arabia for visit to revive ties

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Jeddah on Thursday, his office said, making his first trip to Saudi Arabia since 2017 after intense efforts by the regional…

Erdogan, Putin discuss swap of Russian, U.S. prisoners in Ankara -Turkish presidency

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the swap of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and U.S. ex-Marine Trevor Reed in Ankara during a phone…

Hobbled by Economy, Erdogan Heads to Saudi to Mend Ties

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Jonathan Spicer ANKARA (Reuters) - Three and a half years after accusing Saudi Arabia's leadership of murder and running a sham trial over the killing of…

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Turkey’s Erdogan to visit Saudi Arabia on Thursday -two sources

By Orhan Coskun ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan plans to visit Saudi Arabia on Thursday and meet Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, two sources with information on the…

Turkish philanthropist Kavala jailed for life, activists protest

By Ali Kucukgocmen ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala was jailed for life without parole on Monday after he was convicted of trying to overthrow the government by financing protests,…

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy, Turkey’s Erdogan discuss Mariupol

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Sunday that he had talked with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the eve of the Turkish president's talks with…

Erdogan says plans calls with Putin, Zelenskiy for leaders’ meeting

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he was planning to hold phone calls with his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts in the coming days, adding that he…

In call with Putin, Erdogan calls for common sense, dialogue – Turkish presidency

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called for Russia and Ukraine to act with common sense and maintain dialogue in a call with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, his…

Erdogan says he will urge Putin to take steps on Donbas, Crimea with Zelenskiy

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he will tell his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a phone call later that he and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy…

Turkey says gas pipeline with Israel not possible in short term

ANKARA (Reuters) - A potential gas pipeline project between Turkey and Israel is not possible in the short-term and building an alternative system to cut dependence on Russia will not…