Category: YUSUF KANLI
Countering claims that he will renege on negotiations, Derviş Eroğlu has already conferred with Greek Cyprus' leader and the two have agreed for the resumption of talks.
New president-elect Derviş Eroğlu's view of Cyprus is based on a single sovereignty derived from two equal, sovereign peoples. Should a united federal republic collapse, Eroğlu does not want to find his people left out in the cold without a state again as was the case in 1964 when the partnership republic collapsed. One of the reasons Talat failed to be re-elected, according to analysts, was that he could not soothe such worries among Turkish Cypriots
Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoğlu is beginning a five-day trip that will include six countries on two continents, starting Monday in Baku.
As the nuclear summit in Tehran draws to a close, a vaguely defined Turkish proposal for an alternative solution to the ongoing standoff between Iran and the West prompts debate over its details. Though Iran says it wants any nuclear-materials swaps to take place on its soil under IAEA guarantees, Turkey says its offer of serving as a third-country location is still on the table
Turkish FM Davutoğlu has said it would be out of the question for Turkey to approve a sanctions package for Iran in advance unless details of the package are revealed.
By convening one of the largest international summits Washington has ever seen, President Obama proved he could be a leader. He had not proved to be one before.
Although commonly termed the Armenian diaspora, it might be better to term these people the Anatolian diaspora since many came from the region and continue to look at Turkey.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on April 16, 2010. The Hürriyet Daily News does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said his country would not discuss a new package of UN sanctions against Iran unless details are revealed, Anatolia news agency reported Friday.
Turkey has not yet been informed about the sanctions package against Iran, says Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoğlu. Meanwhile, major world powers say a second round of talks on new sanctions is ‘very constructive,’ but diplomats warn against expecting early adoption
Although Turkey and Brazil are trying to favor the diplomatic track on Iran, unified Western resolve, along with terrorist fears from China and Russia, mean they could be left out.
Brazil and Turkey, both non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, are rejecting new sanctions against Iran. 'A peaceful and non-traumatic way out' for Iran's controversial nuclear program is possible, Brazilian Ambassador Marcelo Jardim says
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on April 14, 2010. The Hürriyet Daily News does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
On one side, I felt sentimental toward the Turkish delegation in Washington, yet was offended on the other.
Brazil and Turkey are equally skeptical on US plans to increase sanctions toward Iran because of the country’s nuclear program, Brazil's FM said Tuesday.
Erdoğan’s strategy to defend Iran’s potential nuclear weapons program in Washington is apparently to put Israel’s nuclear capabilities at the center of the argument.
Despite criticism from opposition parties and Turkey’s secular establishment, including judges and prosecutors, European diplomatic circles welcome the constitutional changes as 'positive' but express reservations on three areas: freedom of expression, religious freedom and the 10-percent election threshold
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday cited 'progress' with Turkey on international sanctions that the United States and its allies want to slap on Iran over its suspect nuclear program.
Turkey’s prime minister expects United States President Barack Obama to offer no surprises when the latter presents his annual April 24 statement commemorating the deaths of World War I-era Armenians. (UPDATED)
A meeting between Turkish and Greek ministers showed positive signs of development in relations but advancement needs concrete steps.