Turkey: New municipal election to be held in Istanbul

Turkey: New municipal election to be held in Istanbul

The Higher Electoral Council (YSK) on Monday decided to cancel the victory of the opposition to the municipal elections in Istanbul and to hold a new election in the first city of Turkey, Turkish official media reported. The Republican People’s Party (CHP, secular opposition) won in the March 31st municipal elections in the capital, Ankara, […]

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Erdogan and Trump discuss Russian S-400s

Erdogan and Trump discuss Russian S-400s

Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke Monday in a telephone conversation about the Turkish proposal for a joint working group on the Russian air defense system S-400 that Ankara intends to acquire. “Our honorable President has raised the proposal to establish a working group on the purchase of S-400 defense systems from […]

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Erdogan advises Emmanuel Macron "to learn to be honest in politics

Erdogan advises Emmanuel Macron “to learn to be honest in politics

On Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked his French counterpart in a speech to his party officials in Kizilcahamam: “To send a message to the 700,000 Armenians living in France will not save you Emmanuel Macron. ” Emmanuel Macron’s decision to set up a day of commemoration of the “Armenian genocide” still does not […]

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Syria Russia and Turkey agree to coordinate after US withdrawal

Syria: Russia and Turkey agree to “coordinate” after US withdrawal

Russia and Turkey agreed Saturday, during talks in Moscow, to “coordinate” their actions on the ground in Syria in the context of the announced withdrawal of US forces. “We have agreed that the Russian and Turkish military representatives on the ground will continue to coordinate their actions in this new context with the aim of […]

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France can prevent Turkish invasion of Syria

France can prevent Turkish invasion of Syria

Representative in France of Syrian Kurdistan, Khaled Issa believes that the operation announced by Erdogan will cause the resurgence of Daesh. The best allies of the West against the Islamic State (IS) organization have been dropped. Following Donald Trump’s announcement on December 19 of the withdrawal of the 2,000 US special forces in northeastern Syria, […]

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US withdrawal from SyriaErdogan invites Trump to Turkey

US withdrawal from Syria:Erdogan invites Trump to Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has invited his US counterpart Donald Trump to visit Turkey, while Ankara and Washington are tightening their relations to coordinate the expected withdrawal of US troops in Syria. The White House announced late Monday that Erdogan had invited Trump to visit Turkey in 2019. “Although nothing definitive is being planned, […]

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The withdrawal order of US troops from Syria has been signed

The withdrawal order of US troops from Syria has been signed

The Pentagon announced Sunday the signing of the withdrawal order of US troops from Syria shortly after an interview between Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan having focused on the implementation of this decision. The US president wants this departure of some 2,000 soldiers that his country has dispatched to Syrian territory […]

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Syrian constitution The commission could meet early 2019

Syrian constitution: The commission could meet early 2019

Russia, Iran and Turkey want to redouble their efforts to get the Syrian Constitutional Committee to meet in early 2019 to work on a new constitution and elections in Syria. Following a meeting in Geneva on Tuesday, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, who will leave the post on December 31, praised “the […]

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Turkey has transmitted Khashoggi recordings to to Westerners

Turkey has transmitted Khashoggi recordings to to Westerners

Turkey has transmitted to the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom records of the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, killed on 2 October at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan ( In the center). ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has sent records to the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom concerning […]

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