Tensions between Turkey and Greece have been reduced considerably since the ‘earthquake diplomacy’ of 1999, yet problems have remained due to military flights by both countries over disputed parts of the Aegean Sea. Now, however, the two neighbors are planning to introduce measures to reduce such flights
With European Union heavyweights pushing for a no-fly zone over conflict-ridden Libya, Turkey is sticking to its stance against military intervention.
Turkey does not perceive Greece as a threat and expects its Aegean neighbor to take a similar tack, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Tuesday.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is paying a two-day visit to Greece upon the invitation of his Greek counterpart, Dimitris Droutsas. ‘We want to accelerate the impetus on bilateral relations that gained momentum after Prime Minister Erdoğan’s visit to Greece in 2010,’ says a Turkish Foreign Ministry official
The United Nations and its policy-making bodies should not anymore be comprised of winners of the World War II, according to Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu.
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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu's visit to Greece this week is a cause of concern for some in the country, especially given his intended trip to meet local Turks in western Thrace.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Turkey did not compete with any regional countries and that Turkey was a 'moderate force' in the region.
One would hope that closer relations with the US these days would also nudge Turkey's rhetoric from cold realism toward one that has more of a universal tone.
Turkish President Abdullah Gül has delivered a message to Egypt’s new military rulers that a strong army is no guarantee for a strong country, during his critical visit to Cairo. ‘The council should aim for a strong Egypt,” says President Gül, strongly emphasizing democracy
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on March 3, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
Turkish President Abdullah Gül arrived Thursday in Cairo to hold talks with officials as Egypt’s prime minister unexpectedly resigned.
International press organizations reacted harshly Thursday against a new wave of police raid on the homes of several people, including journalists.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is scheduled to fly to Brussels on official business Friday, according to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry on Thursday.
Some 300 Pakistanis stranded in Libya have been evacuated by ferry to Turkey, as part of what FM Davutoğlu called a 'perfect' evacuation operation.
With Turkey remaining in an outlying position for its stance on the turmoil in Libya, a division has also emerged between the government and the main opposition.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on March 1, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
Mr Sarkozy was laughing the moment he ran into the 'punishing low steps diplomacy' as he was forced to shake Mr Erdoğan’s hand from half a meter down the stairs.
Turkey continued to play the role of outsider as debate began on a no-fly zone over Libya, and a possible military intervention, following a decision to impose sanctions.
The Libyan crisis has brougt forward an aspect of expatriation: You may need to be evacuated.
Turkey says it has fulfilled the demands of its citizens wishing to leave Libya amid the unrest, and it heralds the start of a second phase of the large-scale humanitarian aid operation for Libyans. ‘There are no Turkish citizens left waiting for evacuation at the Tripoli or Benghazi airports,’ says FM Davutoğlu
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