Turkish ratification of the bid depends on how quickly Stockholm fulfils counter-terrorism promises made as part of its agreement with Ankara, says Turkish Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin.
Experts believe the upcoming meeting will serve as a follow-up to Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Tehran last year and allow the two sides to bolster bilateral and multilateral cooperation.
The political situation in Syria remains a source of threat and uncertainty not only for Türkiye, 'but for Iraq, for Jordan, and other countries as well, (and) Europe etc.,” Kalin said.
If Montreux had been interpreted differently, warships would also be fighting in Black Sea today, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says.
Türkiye's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says Ankara is working "very hard" to bring Russia and Ukraine closer, adding that "the trust that we were able to build" through the grain deal could restart talks.
Technical work on the first grain shipment has been completed and is expected to take place after administrative preparations conclude, Turkish National Defense Ministry says.
“I will do all in my power to support the Biden Administration’s decision to sell F-16s to the Turkish Air Force,” says the senator following his trip to Türkiye.
No progress possible on Nordic NATO bids until Finland, Sweden meet Ankara's security demands, Türkiye’s Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin reiterates.
"The existence of terrorist organisations must end in those countries. That is what we expect both from Finland and Sweden," Türkiye's Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin says.
"What needs to be done is clear: they have to stop allowing PKK outlets, activities, organisations, individuals and other types of presence to...exist in those countries," Türkiye's presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin says.
Presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin says possible sanctions against Russia would only put off underlying problems.
Top Turkish and US officials spoke about resolving the Ukraine crisis with diplomacy, ahead of a visit by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Kiev.
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