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Turkey not to accept force in Syria led by SDF 17 Jan 2018

Turkey not to accept force in Syria led by SDF

TEHRAN – Turkey will never accept a force in Syria led by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group dominated by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the chief of NATO on Jan. 16. The phone conversation followed a recent decision by the United States to form a border protection […]

Erdogan vows to ‘strangle’ Syrian border force formed by U.S. 16 Jan 2018

Erdogan vows to ‘strangle’ Syrian border force formed by U.S.

Since the U.S. confirmed training new force in northern Syria, tensions with Turkey have been running high, with Ankara accusing Washington of building a “terrorist army.” “The United States is now creating a terrorist army near our borders that threatens the security of Turkey. Our task is to strangle this army until it is born. If the United States […]

Iran’s peace, stability important for Turkey 03 Jan 2018

Iran’s peace, stability important for Turkey

TEHRAN– Iranian president and his Turkish counterpart held a phone conversation during which the two sides called for expanding their ties and Erdoğan stressed the significance of ‘maintaining peace and stability in Iran. Erdoğan and Rouhani discussed ongoing demonstrations in Iran in a phone conversation on the morning of Jan. 3, according to Turkish presidential […]

Erdogan calls on US, Israel not to ‘escalate tensions’ 30 Dec 2017

Erdogan calls on US, Israel not to ‘escalate tensions’

TEHRAN– Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday urged the US and Israeli regime to “not take steps that will escalate the tensions.” The Turkish president’s remarks were broadcasted as a video message during the 16th Islamic Circle of North America-Muslim American Society Convention in Chicago, Illinois — one of the largest Muslim gatherings in […]

Turkey to open embassy in East Jerusalem: Erdogan 17 Dec 2017

Turkey to open embassy in East Jerusalem: Erdogan

TEHRAN– Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Dec. 17 said Turkey wants to open an embassy in East ai-Quds (Jerusalem), following a decision by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to recognize East al-Quds the capital of the Palestinian state. “We have already declared East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state but we […]

Jerusalem Is ‘Red Line’ for Muslims: Turkey’s Erdogan 05 Dec 2017

Jerusalem Is ‘Red Line’ for Muslims: Turkey’s Erdogan

TEHRAN – Jerusalem (al-Quds) is inviolable for Muslims, and ignoring that would have serious consequences, said Turkey’s president on Tuesday over reports that US President Donald Trump could decide to recognize the city as Israel’s capital. “Mr. Trump, Jerusalem (al-Quds) is a red line for Muslims,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a parliamentary group meeting of […]

Erdogan Accuses US of Attempts to Punish Turkey over Ankara’s Independence 04 Dec 2017

Erdogan Accuses US of Attempts to Punish Turkey over Ankara’s Independence

TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the United States of trying to punish and compromise Ankara over its refusal to act the way Washington wants it to. “They [the United States] are trying to punish, condemn and compromise us because we do not stick to their scripts, which are obvious and are […]

Erdogan doesn’t rule out cooperation with Syria’s Assad on YPG 25 Nov 2017

Erdogan doesn’t rule out cooperation with Syria’s Assad on YPG

TEHRAN–Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t rule out possibility of cooperation with Syria’s Assad government on YPG. Ankara continues to rule out any place for the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its militia the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any solution process in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated, after Turkey, Iran and […]

Erdogan Criticizes Saudi Crown Prince’s ‘Moderate Islam’ Pledge 11 Nov 2017

Erdogan Criticizes Saudi Crown Prince’s ‘Moderate Islam’ Pledge

TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the recent vow by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to make Saudi Arabia a bastion of “moderate Islam”. “Islam cannot be either ‘moderate’ or ‘not moderate.’ Islam can only be one thing,” Erdogan said in a speech at a program hosted in Ankara by the Organization […]

Erdogan Vows Continued Fight against PKK Terrorists 07 Nov 2017

Erdogan Vows Continued Fight against PKK Terrorists

TEHRAN  – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey’s counter-terrorism operations against the terrorist PKK organization would continue. “We are going into winter season. There is no such thing [stopping the operations],” Erdogan said in Justice and Development (AK) party’s parliamentary group meeting. “The operation is continuing. We will not stop. We will […]