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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sept. 23 called for U.S. President Barack Obama to prevent the “Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act” from becoming law, saying it contradicts international law and the principles of the U.N. Charter, particularly regarding the sovereignty and equality of states.
Greek Prime Minister has reportedly assured Turkish President that anyone implicated in the July 15 failed coup attempt in Turkey was not welcome in his country, amid reports Athens has already rejected the asylum demands of a number of Turkish coup attempting soldiers who escaped to the neighboring country.
The Turkish and Russian top soldiers held extensive discussions in Ankara on a wide range of issues, including the ongoing turmoil in Syria, in the first top level military-to-military meeting since the two countries resolved a crisis
NEW YORK - Anadolu Agency
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Sept. 21 on the sidelines of ongoing U.N. General Assembly meetings
Kati Piri, the rapporteur for Turkey at the European Parliament, has said Brussels “made a mistake against the Turkish people” after the country’s failed coup attempt, believed to have been masterminded by the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ)
Sixteen Turkish ambassadors have been reshuffled, according to a decree published in the Official Gazette on Sept. 20, the state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
MOSCOW - Reuters
Russian Chief of General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov on Sept. 15 met with Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar in Ankara, in a visit which signaled a new term of cooperation between the two countries as they worked to mend strained ties gradually
Serkan Demirtaş - ANKARA
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will call on world leaders to pursue a joint stance in the fight against terror without distinguishing between terror groups and to act in solidarity in addressing growing refugee problems during his meetings at the United Nations General Assembly
Ankara has warned officials in the United States that they should detain Pennsylvania-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen before he escapes to another country, in a temporary detention request sent by the Turkish Justice Ministry to Washington on Sept. 13
Turkey and Russia have established a direct military line between the countries’ chief of General Staffs, as part of measures to prevent a repetition of incidents over Syria such as Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet on Nov. 24, 2015
Ankara’s anger against U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John Bass over his expression of concern regarding the appointment of trustees to 28 local municipalities due to alleged terror links continues to simmer, with Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu describing Bass’ remarks as “provocative”