A total of 19 suspects were arrested in counterterrorism operations across Turkey for their alleged links to the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ), the terrorist group behind 2016 defeated coup attempt in Turkey, police sources said Sept. 22.
London warmly welcomes Sochi deal for Idlib between Ankara and Moscow UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development Alistair Burt said and stressed necessity measures to be taken after this agreement against radical elements in the rebel-stronghold.
Turkey will continue its counter-terrorism activities in Syria, according to a declaration issued by the country’s National Security Council (MGK) on Sept. 20.
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) will not present a candidate for the Istanbul Metropolitan Mayoralty seat in the upcoming local elections, MHP leader Devlet Bahçeli said, lending support to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in “consolidation for the executive presidential system.”
Turkey will not allow any unilateral hydrocarbon drilling or exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Turkey's Energy Minister said on Sept. 20.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has urgedo Turks living abroad to become more politically engaged, saying they represent a huge untapped power base for the country.
Turkey has sharply cut its growth forecasts for this year and next year in its new economic program, naming “stabilization, discipline and transformation” as the main pillars of the economic outlook.