Meanwhile, Turkish forces detained 18 people, suspected of being part of Syria's regime forces, in the northern town of Ras al Ayn, Ankara said.
The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted in favour of recognizing the events of 1915 as the 'Armenian Genocide'. Turkey rejected the resolution and criticised it for being a response to its Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria.
Geir Pedersen to launch Syrian Constitutional Committee in Geneva on Wednesday after meeting Turkey's Mevlut Cavusoglu.
YPG/PKK terrorists have released some Daesh members in exchange for money by using Turkey's operation in Syria as an excuse, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring which began two weeks ago aimed to clear northern Syria bordering Turkey’s southeast from YPG/PKK terrorists, and Ankara says that has been achieved.
This year’s two-day event will focus on "Globalisation in Retreat: Risks and Opportunities" with panel sessions and talks by politicians and topic leaders from around the world.
Mounting neoconservative senate efforts to halt the Turkish anti-terror operation are not a solution, analysts say.
Turkey's President Erdogan says Ankara plans to settle 2 million Syrian refugees in "safe zone", which would run from Euphrates river in Syria to Iraqi border. But Western allies are yet to respond to Turkish calls for funds.
UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said Saturday that Iran's nuclear agreement with world powers should have included the Arab Gulf states, and addressed its ballistic missile program and support for armed groups.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said if Ankara could not reach an agreement with the US on a safe zone, "we will eradicate the terrorists ourselves."
The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States was established in 2009 as an intergovernmental organisation aiming to promote comprehensive cooperation among Turkic speaking states.
The announcement approving the settlement comes despite an international outcry over Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's promise to annex the West Bank's Jordan Valley.
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