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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A meeting of foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany intended to shore up a shaky peace process in eastern Ukraine ended Nov. 29 without any visible progress.
MOSCOW – The Associated Press
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Nov. 16 to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which rules on such grave charges as genocide and crimes against humanity.
Turkey’s top soldier and intelligence chief have discussed the current situation in Syria with the Russian chief of staff in Moscow, the Turkish army said on Nov. 2.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke on the phone on the evening of Nov. 14 and agreed on the need to normalize ties between Washington and Moscow, the Kremlin said.
Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar is currently visiting Russia for talks on military cooperation and regional issues, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a written statement on Nov. 1.
A flotilla of Russian warships is now in the eastern Mediterranean off the Syrian coast after being sent to reinforce Russia’s military in the area, a naval commander said on state television.
Çetin Aydın/Fırat Alkaç – ISTANBUL
Istanbul police on Aug. 19 detained three Azerbaijanis, H.T, A.N, Z.İ., and one Turk, T.C., suspected of having links to the attack on the Russian-Azerbaijani mafia boss who was killed early on Aug. 18 in Istanbul
Cansu Çamlıbel – ISTANBUL
The director of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS), a think tank directly linked to the Kremlin, has claimed that U.S. troops deployed at Turkey’s İncirlik Air Base were involved in the downing of a Russian jet last year.
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group, which works on resolving of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, has said it has maintained contacts with the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia, Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan, on arranging the next meeting to find a settlement
Nerdun Hacıoğlu – MOSCOW
The spouse of a deceased Russian pilot, who was killed after Turkish warplanes shot down a Russian aircraft on Nov. 24, 2015, over an alleged airspace violation, has said she is ready to meet Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
BAKU - Anadolu Agency
Fifty Turkish academics employed at an Azerbaijani university will not have their contracts renewed, it was announced on Aug. 17