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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Turkish government has expressed concern over Israel’s plans to establish a new settlement project on occupied Palestinian territories, in a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry late on Dec. 8.
Turkey has criticized a decision by a Greek appeals court to reject an extradition request for five Turkish soldiers who fled to the country after the failed coup of July 15, repeating its call for the extradition of a total of eight Turkish military personnel
France’s Consul General in Istanbul Bertrand Buchwalter has referred to the song “Don’t Go, I Need You” (Gitme, Sana Muhtacım) by legendary Turkish singer Zeki Müren to refer to rocky Turkey-EU relations.
German citizens with diplomatic passports have started to be investigated and searched in detail at passport control offices at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport after the deputy speaker of Turkish Parliament was temporarily held in an airport in Germany
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Turkey’s new ambassador to Israel, Mustafa Kemal Ökem, has officially been appointed to mission after his name appeared in the government’s Official Gazette on Dec. 7
Ankara has launched a humanitarian campaign for war-torn Aleppo amid the Syrian regime’s intensified military offensive aiming to capture the remaining parts of city from rebel groups and serious accusations of attacks on civilians
A year-long hiatus in relations between Russia and Turkey is over, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said Dec. 6 in his first visit to Moscow as prime minister
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The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned German Ambassador to Turkey Martin Erdmann on Dec. 7
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will visit Russia on Dec. 5-7, where he will discuss Ankara’s first steps to ensure that trade with China, Russia and Iran is conducted in local currency, along with several other key issue
European Union ambassadors in Ankara are expected to visit the southern Turkish province of Adana on Dec. 8 to show solidarity over a bomb-laden attack that killed two people and wounded 33 others on Nov. 24
More cooperation with the European Union is needed to vanquish challenges, Turkish EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said, commenting on the European Parliament’s call to freeze Turkish membership talks.