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Turkey to plant saplings in fire-hit Hatay province

The Turkish agriculture minister said that preparations made to plant seedlings on nearly 124 acres of land in Hatay province. Turkey is all set to plant saplings on 50 hectares [nearly 124 acres] of land in the southern Hatay province, the country’s agriculture and

PKK terrorists neutralised in southeastern Turkey

Turkish Interior Ministry said PKK terrorists were targeted in air-backed operation in Diyarbakir province’s Lice district. Security forces neutralized at least three PKK terrorists in southeastern Turkey, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. THE OPERATION IN THE REGION IS ONGOING Under Operation Yildirim-7, the

Erdoğan, Putin, Rouhani discuss Syrian issue

According to the official statement, the leaders stressed that UN principles should be universally respected and that no actions, no matter by whom they were undertaken should undermine them. The leaders of Turkey, Russia, and Iran on Wednesday expressed their commitment to “the sovereignty, independence,

Turkish factory trials begin for domestic electric train

Factory acceptance trials have begun for Turkey’s first indigenous electric train, Varank said Monday. Turkey’s Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank speaks at a testing ceremony for the 1st Turkish-made electric train in Sakarya. FIRST TURKISH-MADE TRAIN HAS REACHED THE TESTING PHASE Even during

16th Turkey-Russia joint patrol launched in Syria

This March, Ankara and Moscow agreed on a protocol urging parties to cease all military actions along the line of contact in the Idlib de-escalation area. Turkish and Russian troops carried out their 16th joint patrol along a key highway in Idlib city of

Turkey reopens restaurants, café’s

These places would accept a certain number of customers wearing masks. Table arrangements for the customers will be made considering social distancing. Turkey’s normalization process has started Monday (June 1) as the government decided to ease restrictions related to the novel coronavirus, considering the

EuroLeague season cancelled due to pandemic fear

The current EuroLeague and EuroCup clubs sealed their places for next season which will begin on Oct. 1 and Sept. 30, 2020, respectively. The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and EuroCup basketball tournaments Monday have become the latest major sports events canceled due to the coronavirus

Turkish Defense Minister urges Assad regime to comply with cease-fire

Hulusi Akar stressed that Turkey’s stance on the Idlib issue “has not changed” and it has been fulfilling its responsibilities on the matter. Turkey wants the Syrian regime’s compliance with a cease-fire in northwestern Idlib province, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said in an

More PKK terrorists surrender to Turkey

A total of 35 terrorists have surrendered to Turkish forces since the beginning of the year, Interior Ministry says. Security forces were able to persuade a member of the YPG/PKK terrorist group to surrender in southeastern Turkey, a source said Tuesday. TURKISH GOV’T ENCOURAGES

Mike Pompeo backs Turkey on troops’ deaths by Assad

We fully support Turkey’s justified self-defense actions in response to attacks, says top US diplomat. US Secretary of State on Tuesday offered condolences for Turkish troops martyred by Syrian regime shelling in Idlib and reiterated Washington’s support amid clashes with regime forces. Mike Pompeo