Turkey

Double-talks on the Syrian crisis

Dec 30,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Walid M. Sadi Seasoned  Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that the US must withdraw its remaining soldiers from Syria, estimated to be no more than 2,000 deployed in and around the recently liberated Raqqa region, now that the war against Daesh has ended. Fair enough. Russian President Vladamir Putin has deployed […]

Queen Beatrix to visit Turkey

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands will be paying a state visit to Turkey from 13 to 15 June, a spokesperson has announced. The trip is part of celebrations marking 400 years of diplomatic ties between the Netherlands and Turkey. The Queen will visit Ankara and Istanbul, and attend a performance […]

Libya wants Turkish companies to return

By SELCAN HACAOGLU | AP ARABNEWS ANKARA, Turkey: Turkey’s prime minister called on Libya on Saturday to disband militia forces to restore security and assume full power in the country, even as his Libyan counterpart invited Turkish companies to return to Libya to finish construction projects worth billions of dollars. […]

Turkey warns against Shiite-Sunni cold war

Reuters | Jan 05,2012 | 23:55 ANKARA — Middle East powerhouse Turkey on Wednesday warned against a sectarian cold war in the region and said rising Sunni-Shiite tensions would be “suicide” for the whole region. “Let me openly say that there are some willing to start a regional Cold War,” […]