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Erdogan states he’s ready to resign once connection with IS is proved

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that if testimonies to purchases of oil from the IS by official Ankara are found he will quit the presidential office. “Armenpress” reports that Erdogan said the aforementioned in Paris, in response to Russian President Putin’s statement that Su-24 aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces was downed to secure illegal oil deliveries from the IS to Turkey.
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Erdoğan hopes Nazarbayev will help him to meet with Putin

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan once again expressed readiness to meet with the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdoğan said the aforementioned to President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev during a phone conversation. “Armenpress” reports, citing the official website of Kazakhstan President, that the telephone conversation was held at the initiative of the Turkish side....
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Erdoğan advises Russia “not to play with fire”

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced that RF support to the Syrian government is a crucial mistake. “Armenpress” reports, citing Hurriyet”, Erdoğan particularly mentioned, “Indeed, supporting the Syrian regime, which has killed 380,000 people, is playing with fire. Striking opposition groups that have international legitimacy with the excuse of fighting against the “Islamic State” is playing with fire”, the Turkish President said....
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Erdogan complains Putin did not answer his call

Official Ankara attempts to bring arguments justifying the downing of the Russian SU-24 by Turkish F-16 fighter jet....
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Turkish FM to arrive in Azerbaijan

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will pay a visit to Azerbaijan Nov.26 in the evening to discuss regional cooperation issues, a diplomatic source told Trend....
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Turkey not to aggravate relations with Russia

Turkey isn’t going to aggravate relations with Russia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the Turkish TRT Haber TV channel reported Nov.25....
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Obama and Erdogan have a telephone conversation

The President of US Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on the importance of preventing incidents like Tuesday’s downing of a Russian fighter jet over Syria by a Turkish plane, from happening again....
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EU rapporteur says Turkey not yet ready to join Union

Turkey is not ready to join the EU, as it has not yet met all the standards set for membership, Member of the European Parliament, European Parliament Rapporteur on Turkey Kati Piri told Trend in an interview. ...
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Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear plant to open by 2022

The first reactor of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, to be constructed under a Russia-led project in Turkey, will start operating no later than in 2022, the Turkish Energy Ministry's deputy undersecretary said Thursday, Sputnik reported. ...
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Major terrorist attack averted in Turkey

A large terrorist attack has been averted in Ankara, Turkey, Kanal7 TV channel reported Nov.20. ...
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MP to be stripped off her mandate for starting oath in Kurdish in Turkish Mejlis

A leading Kurdish politician will reportedly not repeat an oath she is constitutionally required to take when taking parliamentary office even though the legislature’s speaker declared her reworded version to be invalid on Nov. 17....
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Turkish public to debate president system says Erdogan

The public should comment on the kind of presidential system suitable for Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said late Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported....
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Turkish election body confirms results of Nov. 1 vote

Turkey's election body has confirmed the results of the country's Nov. 1 election in which the ruling party regained its parliamentary majority, setting the ball rolling for the formation of a new government....
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Interim chairman of Turkish parliament named

Former head of the Republican People's Party (CHP) Deniz Baykal has been appointed the interim head of Turkey’s Grand National Assembly (parliament), TRT Haber TV channel reported Nov.17....
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Putin and Erdoğan held a meeting in Antalya

The presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan began a closed meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya. As “Armenpress” reports, this was reported in the Monday November 16 RIA Novosti....
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