Turkey

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  • Rouhani to attend OIC emergency meeting on al-Quds in Turkey 2017-12-11 09:14

    Rouhani to attend OIC emergency meeting on al-Quds in Turkey

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit Istanbul on Tuesday to attend an emergency summit of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation on al-Quds (Jerusalem).

  • Nosratallah Tajik 2017-12-10 10:23

    By Payman Yazdani

    Ex-diplomat: Turkey and Egypt eyeing regional hegemony 

    TEHRAN _ Touching upon tensions between Ankara and Cairo Nosratallah Tajik says both Turkey and Egypt are seeking regional hegemony. 

  • fazli 2017-12-09 20:43

    Top Iranian, Turkish officials discuss border security

    TEHRAN – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and Suleyman Soylu, the Turkish interior minister, met in Tehran on Saturday to discuss border security, including issues related to smuggling and terrorism.

  •  Omid Shokri Kalehsar 2017-12-09 09:30

    By Payman Yazdani

    Iran could be an option for EU to diversify gas sources: expert

    TEHRAN _ Referring to Iran’s gas export barriers, Senior Energy Security Analyst, Omid Shokri Kalehsar believes Iran could be an option for EU to diversify its gas supplying sources. 

  • Turkey to follow up on border attack 2017-12-06 23:05

    Turkey to follow up on border attack

    TEHRAN – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has expressed sympathy with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif over a recent attack on Iranian border guards that killed two troops in the northwestern Maku region.

  •  Levan Dzhagaryan, Moscow’s ambassador to Tehran 2017-12-03 09:49

    By Negar Asadi

    By war on Daesh Iran proved it’s against terrorism: Russian diplomat

    TEHRAN - Levan Dzhagaryan, Moscow’s ambassador to Tehran, says that defeat of Daesh in Syria and Iraq sent a “positive image” of Iran to the world and proved that the Islamic republic is against terrorism.

  • entessar 2017-11-27 12:05

    By Payman Yazdani

    Turkey’s moves tactical to strengthen leverage in NATO: professor

    TEHRAN _ Touching upon Turkey’s moves toward NATO Prof. Entessar says what Turkey has done in recent months should be viewed as tactical moves to strengthen its leverage inside NATO and not to withdraw from it.  

  • Iran, Russia, Turkey send Sochi statement to UN 2017-11-26 12:24

    Iran, Russia, Turkey send Sochi statement to UN

    TEHRAN – Iran, Russian and Turkey, as the three guarantors of the Syrian peace talks, have sent a letter to the United Nations secretary general and the president of the UN Security Council demanding that the final statement of their presidents in Sochi be registered as a UN Security Council document.

  • Bora Bayraktar 2017-11-25 10:27

    By Payman Yazdani

    Turkish expert: Iran,Turkey,Russia Coop. sends strong message to U.S.

    TEHRAN _ Referring to possibility of revising the NATO membership by Turkey, Dr. Bora Bayraktar says the recent cooperation between Iran, Turkey and Russia despite differences sends strong message not only to US but also to the world.

  • Nuray Mert 2017-11-25 09:47

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. failed to fulfill its aims in Mid-East: Turkish expert

    TEHRAN _ Professor of political science, Istanbul University Nuray Mert, believes the U.S. and its allies failed to fulfill their regional aims to disintegrate Middle East. 

  • پوتین و روحانی  واردوغان 2017-11-25 09:40

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Sochi conference; Syria's transition point to a New Era

    TEHRAN _ Sochi's meeting, which was referred to as a meeting aimed at "portraying the prospect of the region", was held in Russia. The great role of the leaders of the three countries of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia and Turkey should be taken into consideration in this regard. Before the Sochi conference, foreign ministers from the three countries of Iran, Russia and Turkey met in Antalya in Turkey. At the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in the country. As for the Sochi meeting in Russia and its importance, there are points that can't easily be overtaken:

  • Diplomat praises Sochi summit on Syria 2017-11-25 09:12

    Diplomat praises Sochi summit on Syria

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Qashqavi has underlined the importance of further talks and cooperation between Iran and Turkey.

  •  Ahmet Yildiz 2017-11-24 10:42

    Turkish top diplomat calls for effort to settle disputes in OIC geography

    Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz on Tuesday called for efforts by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to carry out mediation efforts to settle disputes in “OIC geography”.

  • Turkey 2017-11-23 11:07

    by Semih Idiz

    NATO blunder ignites Turkish calls to leave alliance

    A major blunder in NATO has brought bitter political rivals in Turkey into a rare demonstration of unity. Parties across the political spectrum are announcing their distrust of the international alliance.

  • Turkey: U.S. may stay longer in Syria to counter Iran, Russia 2017-11-22 09:00

    Turkey: U.S. may stay longer in Syria to counter Iran, Russia

    TEHRAN – Turkish president’s spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Monday that the U.S. may be planning to stay longer in Syria to counter Russian and Iranian presence.

  • Peaceful resolution of conflicts highly important: Turkey 2017-11-21 09:45

    Peaceful resolution of conflicts highly important: Turkey

    TEHRAN – The Turkish Foreign Ministry has released a statement voicing support for a peaceful resolution of conflicts and mediation as tools to achieve peace and stability in the region.

  • Russian, Iranian, Turkish foreign ministers to discuss Syria soon 2017-11-16 11:35

    Russian, Iranian, Turkish foreign ministers to discuss Syria soon

    TEHRAN – The Russian, Iranian and Turkish foreign ministers will hold contacts soon on how to settle the Syrian conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced on Wednesday.

  • Advisor urges closer parliamentary ties with Turkey 2017-11-16 11:33

    Advisor urges closer parliamentary ties with Turkey

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker, met on Tuesday with Turkey’s ambassador to Tehran to discuss expansion of parliamentary relations and closer coordination between the two neighbors.

  • Tim Anderson 2017-11-13 20:58

    by Zahra Sadat khezri

    Syria war intended to divide, weaken independent nations: Sydney University’s Anderson

    Tim Anderson says ‘Washington has not yet found a way to accept defeat’ in Syria

    Tim Anderson, a senior lecturer in political economy at the University of Sydney, believes that the war on Syria was intended to weaken and divide independent countries in the region.

  • Iran re-elected to IFRC governing board 2017-11-08 13:15

    Iran re-elected to IFRC governing board

    TEHRAN — The Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran was re-elected to the governing board of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

  • Iranian, Russian, Turkish military chiefs to meet soon 2017-11-04 09:50

    Iranian, Russian, Turkish military chiefs to meet soon

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, will meet with his Russian and Turkish counterparts in the near future, Turkish media reported on Friday.

  • Turkish investors to visit Iran on hotel building plan 2017-10-21 20:07

    Turkish investors to visit Iran on hotel building plan

    TEHRAN – A delegation of Turkish investors and tour operators will follow up on the issue of building ten five-star hotels in Iran during a visit to the country within the next two months, Iran’s tourism chief says.

  • Turkey_U.S. 2017-10-11 02:06

    Visa dispute is another sign of Turkey’s drift

    The longstanding Washington-Ankara alliance shows severe strain amid tit-for-tat row

  • Iraq 2017-10-08 09:52

    by Fehim Tastekin

    Turkey lays out plans for Iraq's Kurds after independence vote

    Turkey is studying a variety of ways to punish Iraqi Kurds for approving an independence referendum Sept. 25. In addition to restricting oil trade and cutting off airspace, one plan being considered would create a new border crossing to Iraq that supposedly would allow Turkey to bypass northern Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) altogether.

  • Iraq asks Iran, Turkey to shut borders with KRG 2017-10-08 09:36

    Iraq asks Iran, Turkey to shut borders with KRG

    TEHRAN – Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub has said Baghdad had sent an official request to Ankara and Tehran urging them to close their borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan and limit the oil trade with the region, the Anadolu news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Iran-Turkey 2017-10-05 15:06

    Turkey to host exclusive expo of Iranian goods in late Oct.

    TEHRAN - An exclusive exhibition of Iranian goods and services is due to be held in Turkish capital Istanbul on October 25-28, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • دیدار رجب طیب اردوغان رئیس جمهور ترکیه با رهبر انقلاب اسلامی 2017-10-05 14:59

    Kurdish referendum an act of treason: Leader

    TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Iran’s Supreme Leader in Tehran on Wednesday to discuss mutual political concerns, particularly the recent Kurdish referendum in Iraq and the Syrian crisis.

  • Erdogan visit to Tehran step forward in bilateral ties: envoy 2017-10-04 09:02

    Erdogan visit to Tehran step forward in bilateral ties: envoy

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian Fard on Tuesday underscored the importance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Wednesday Tehran trip, saying it will be a step forward in bilateral ties.

  • General Hulusi Akar 2017-10-02 14:12

    Iranian, Turkish military chiefs dismiss independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan

    TEHRAN – The top military commanders of Iran and Turkey on Saturday unanimously voiced strong opposition to the independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan, saying it is “unacceptable”

  • High-ranking Turkish military team to visit Iran next week 2017-09-27 10:38

    High-ranking Turkish military team to visit Iran next week

    TEHRAN – Turkey's Chief of the General Staff of Armed Forces, Hulusi Akar, will visit Iran next week, the Iranian military announced on Tuesday.