Turkey suspends "for a while" gas and oil search of one of its vessels in Eastern Mediterranean, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says.
Turkey's presidential spokesperson has said the art, artefacts and architecture of the historic building will not be damaged. A Turkish court annulled a 1934 decree to restore Hagia Sophia's status as a mosque, with the first prayers set for July 24.
It has lived life as a museum for over eighty years. Now, Istanbul’s grandest structure is open for prayer.
The two officials discussed various issues including recent developments in Syria and Libya, the fight against Covid-19, the fight with terrorism, and recent protests in the US.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates Democracy and Liberties Island, in Sea of Marmara, southeast of Istanbul, on 60th anniversary of first coup in country that led to execution of then PM Adnan Menderes and his aides.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads security meeting to discuss regional developments and Turkey's security-related issues.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan previously had said the S-400s would be activated in April but the coronavirus pandemic has focused Turkish efforts on combating the outbreak.
UN special representative for Libya Ghassan Salame says the 5+5 commission, whose members were proposed by Libya's warring sides, will meet next week to help convert current truce into a "full-fledged ceasefire".
Turkey "strongly condemns" raid on news agency's office, demands immediate release of employees. US says Cairo must free detained staffers and "allow for a free and open press."
'Sanctions, threats to not deter us from protecting our national security interests,' says Turkey's communications director.
The Republican-led Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted by 18-4 to send the "Promoting American National Security and Preventing the Resurgence of ISIS Act of 2019" for a vote in the full Senate.
Talks being held at the bilateral level and not under NATO supervision, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says.
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