Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and his United States counterpart, Mike Pompeo, held a bilateral meeting in Berlin on the sidelines of a Germany-led summit for Libya, Anadolu Agency reported on Jan. 19.
Libyan rival camps and their foreign backers will attend a summit in Berlin on Jan. 19 to discuss ways to end a proxy war over the capital Tripoli and the oil producer, which has displaced 140,000 and now more than halved the country's crude output.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a phone conversation on Jan. 18, according to Turkey's Communications Directorate.
Syria children in an area of northern Syria cleared of terrorists by a Turkish-led operation are getting medical care at a Turkish-staffed hospital, according to the National Defense Ministry.
Ersin Tatar, the prime minister of Turkish Cyprus announced on Jan. 18 that he will run for presidential race that will take place in April 2020.
A Thai Airways plane, flying from Bangkok to Frankfurt, made an emergency landing at the Istanbul Airport on Jan. 18 after a passenger on board fell ill.