Recep Tayyip Erdogan


  • Erdogan says plans to meet with Putin, Rouhani 2019-01-15 22:49

    Erdogan says plans to meet with Putin, Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he plans to meet with his Russian and Iranian counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani, TASS reported.

  • John Bolton 2019-01-09 12:25

    Bolton departs Turkey without meeting with Erdoğan

    U.S. President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton is preparing to leave Ankara after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan denied his requested meeting.

  • Pakistan-Turkey 2019-01-06 11:49

    Turkey to host trilateral meet on Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan made his maiden visit to Turkey after coming to power and held wide-ranging talks with Turkish officials, including President Recep Erdogan.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2019-01-01 09:53

    By Emir Eksioglu

    Who will be the leader of Turkey after Erdogan?

    ISTANBUL - Since President Erdogan has been successful in every election he has entered for years, there is a view that "Erdogan will never lose" which is accepted by most of the people in Turkey. This is actually a reasonable view because, despite several adverse events, Erdogan and the AK Party have been superior to the polls for years.

  • Russia to host Rouhani-Putin-Erdogan summit on Syria 2018-12-28 20:57

    Russia to host Rouhani-Putin-Erdogan summit on Syria

    TEHRAN – Russia announced on Friday it will host a three-way summit with Turkey and Iran on the Syrian conflict early next year.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-12-26 10:17

    By Javad Heirannia

    Erdogan government certainly does not like the Assad regime: ex-CIA official

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The Syrian Kurds now have a much stronger incentive than before to reach some sort of understanding with the Assad regime--possibly pledging loyalty to the regime in return for a degree of autonomy in northeast Syria.” 

  • Trump hosted Erdogan at the White House in May last year [File: Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images] 2018-12-25 14:05

    Trump 'accepts Erdogan's invitation' to visit Turkey in 2019

    U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation by his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to visit the country, according to a spokesperson for Turkey's leader. 

  • rouhani 2018-12-21 20:29

    Iran, Turkey express dismay over regional impacts of sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iran and Turkey issued a joint statement on Thursday criticizing the U.S. move in leaving the 2015 nuclear deal and ordering sanctions on Iran.

  • Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hand with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani (L) review a guard of honour during an official welcoming ceremony ahead of their meeting at the Turkish presidential complex in Ankara on December 20, 2018.(Photo by AFP) 2018-12-21 00:06

    Iran, Turkey pledge to promote economic ties to reach $30bn trade target

    Iran and Turkey have agreed to step up their economic cooperation with the aim of reaching a $30-billion target set for their annual trade, voicing concern over the re-imposition by the US of unilateral sanctions against the Islamic Republic, a move which they say could affect the entire region's economy.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was officially welcomed by his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday morning. 2018-12-20 16:21

    Turkey’s Erdogan officially welcomes Iran’s Rouhani

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has officially welcomed his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, who is in Ankara for two days of high-level talks on a wide range of issues, particularly bilateral economic ties.

  • Rouhani praises Erdogan’s stance against U.S. sanctions 2018-12-19 20:41

    Rouhani praises Erdogan’s stance against U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday praised Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s “decisive stance” against the U.S. sanctions on Iran, Mehr reported.

  • حسن روحانی 2018-12-18 20:21

    Rouhani due in Turkey to chair high council of strategic cooperation with Erdogan

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to travel to Ankara on Wednesday afternoon for talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • واعظی و اردوغان 2018-12-15 20:34

    Erdogan pushes for stronger ties with Iran 

    TEHRAN - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said late on Friday that his government is willing to strengthen tie with Iran, especially in economic sphere.

  • Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are seen during the G20 summit 2018-12-02 13:52

    Saudi crown prince gets frosty G20 welcome

    The G20 summit kicked off on Friday in Buenos Aires with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman facing an awkward reception from world leaders.

  • Syrian military strategist and Major General (ret.) 2018-11-28 11:40

    By Mohammad Fatemizadeh

    Syrian general says liberation of the Golan is coming

    TEHRAN - At a joint press conference in the Russian city of Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to create a demilitarized zone in Idlib on Sep. 17, 2018. 

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2018-11-11 15:35

    Turkey’s president says recording of Khashoggi’s killing was given to U.S.

    WASHINGTON — Turkey said on Saturday that it had turned over an audio recording of the killing of a Saudi dissident to the United States and other Western countries, intensifying the pressure on President Trump to take stronger punitive measures against his allies in Saudi Arabia.

  • sadria 2018-11-04 20:31

    By Negar Asadi

    Khashoggi’s murder questions anti-Iran approach of Trump: scholar

    TEHRAN - Modjtaba Sadria, a prominent scholar, says that murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi questions the Trump administration’s tough approach towards Iran.

  • erdogan 2018-11-03 16:01

    Turkey´s Erdogan says Khashoggi killing ordered by highest level of Saudi govt

    ANKARA:  The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the "highest levels" of the Saudi government, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in an op-ed piece published by the Washington Post on Friday.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan  2018-11-03 10:12

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Probing Erdogan’s threat against Kurds amid Khashoggi’s case

    TEHRAN - The east of Euphrates has the largest oil fields in terms of area and production. It is about one-third of Syria's land and is regarded as the food and economy source of Syria. It accounts for 90% of Syria's oil and gas revenues and more than half of Syria's wheat and cotton.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-11-02 13:17

    By: Javad Heirannia

    Justice for Jamal Khashoggi and his Loved Ones: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Khashoggi abduction, torture and murder was undoubtedly done on the orders of MBS.”

  • Jamal Khashooggi and Turkish President Erdogan 2018-10-23 10:36

    By Payman Yazdani

    Erdogan’s multiple goals in Khashoggi case

    TEHRAN - Disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul created a wave of reactions against Saudi young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s suppressive policies. Despite early denials, worldwide reactions finally forced the Saudi rulers to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman policies in the country’s consulate.

  • Legarde 2018-09-25 19:53

    Rouhani meets senior officials at UN

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held separate meetings with various top officials on Monday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting in New York.

  • Iran's Leader receives Turkish, Russian presidents in Tehran 2018-09-08 08:26

    Iran's Leader receives Turkish, Russian presidents in Tehran

    TEHRAN– Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei in separate meetings after they attended the Tehran trilateral summit on Syrian settlement on September 7, 2018./

  • روحانی و پوتین و اردوغان 2018-09-07 23:28

    Rouhani: U.S. should quickly leave Syria in favor of peace

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday that the United States should leave Syria as soon as possible because its presence there has been detrimental to the a peace process in the country.

  • Tehran summit 2018-09-07 18:41

    Rouhani, Putin, Erdogan stress co-op until terrorists routed in Syria

    TEHRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who had gathered in Tehran on Friday for a trilateral summit on Syria issued a joint statement reaffirming their respective countries’ determination to continue cooperation until full eradication of terrorist groups in Syria.

  • روحانی، پوتین و اردوغان 2018-09-07 15:18

    Putin, Erdogan in Tehran for trilateral summit on Syria

    TEHRAN - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have arrived in Tehran for talks with their Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani for a third summit on Syria.

  • Erdogan, Putin to visit Tehran on September 7 2018-08-27 20:28

    Erdogan, Putin to visit Tehran on September 7

    TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will travel to Tehran on September 7 to attend a summit on the Syria peace process, a report said.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2018-08-12 15:33

    By Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    How Turkey sees the crisis with the U.S.

    Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.

  • Vaezi delivers Rouhani’s message to Erdogan 2018-08-10 21:05

    Vaezi delivers Rouhani’s message to Erdogan

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi who made a visit to Ankara on Thursday submitted a message from President Hassan Rouhani to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • erdogan 2018-07-14 21:00

    Turkey firm to trade with Iran by using national currency: Erdogan

    TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that his country is determined to trade with Iran with its national currency (Turkish lira), IRNA reported on Saturday.