Contents tagged with Erdgogan

  • Erdogan decides to visit Moscow to talk with Putin about the grain deal

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to visit Russia for a meeting with his counterpart Vladimir Putin, reports Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak, citing sources within the Turkish leader's administration. The exact date of the visit is not specified, but the report notes that the main topic of discussion will be the grain agreement, from which Russia unilaterally withdrew in July.

    Sources quoted by the newspaper said that "significant progress" has been made in negotiations to resume the …

  • Erdogan: Russia must return all seized territories to Ukraine to end the war

    During the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Uzbekistan, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a private conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    "In Uzbekistan, I met with President Putin, and we had a fairly open conversation. And he actually made it clear to me that he was ready to end the conflict as soon as possible. That was my impression," Erdogan said in an interview for the American television channel PBS.

    The Turkish President said that he …

  • During his visit to Ukraine Erdogan wants to discuss steps for ending the war ‘through diplomatic means’

    During his visit to Ukraine, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is going to discuss steps to end Russia's war against Ukraine "through diplomatic means", reported the Turkish news agency Anadolu.

    "During the meeting, the steps that can be taken to end the Ukraine-Russia war through diplomatic means, by increasing the activities of the mechanism established for the export of Ukrainian grain to the world markets, will be discussed," the Turkish President said.

    In a statement, Erdogan’s …

  • Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria and Libya in a telephone conversation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed over the phone with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan situation in Syria and Libya, reported the Kremlin's press service.

    According to the Kremlin, the conversation was mainly focused on the "issues around the Libyan crisis." The Presidents reiterated the need for real steps by the warring parties in Libya on a sustainable ceasefire, as well as the start of direct negotiations (in accordance with the decisions of the Berlin Conference and …

  • After talks with Putin, Erdogan promises more decisive steps in Syria

    Turkey will take more decisive steps in Syria, stated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

    "Fighting is not easy for us, people are dying. We will take more decisive steps," he said, speaking in the city of Izmir. At the same time, Erdogan did not say what measures would be taken, but noted that Ankara "will not submit to the scenarios imposed by global powers."

    According to the Turkish leader, he recently held telephone talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, after which a roadmap on …

  • Putin and Erdogan hold phone conversation

    During a telephone conversation, Russian and Turkish presidents Vladimir Putin and Tayyip Erdoğan discussed critical aspects of Russian-Turkish relations, reports the Kremlin’s press service.

    Putin and Erdogan positively assessed the progressive development of multifaceted bilateral cooperation, including the implementation of strategic projects in the energy sector, as well as in the military-technical sphere.

    “The parties agreed to put the TurkStream gas pipeline into service at the end of …

  • Fierce fighting breaks out between Assad and Turkish troops in Syria

    Violent clashes broke out between the Syrian government forces and the Turkish army in northeastern Syria, reported the Syrian news agency SANA.

    Not far from the town of Ras al-Ain in al-Hasakah Governorate, large-caliber machine guns were used during the fire exchange. SANA did not specify which side opened the fire and whether there were any injured or killed soldiers.

    This is not the first skirmish between the Syrian and Turkish militaries after Tukey suspended its Operation Peace Spring …

  • Putin informs Assad about outcome of negotiations with Erdogan

    Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin updated Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the outcome of the meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Sochi on Tuesday, reports TASS.

    "The Russian President informed his Syrian counterpart about the outcome of the meeting [with Turkish President Recep Tayyip] Erdoğan," said Peskov. According to him, Putin told Assad about the key provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding drawn up as a result of the …