Turkey

Turkey pledges to support Mali’s political stability

Turkey’s application to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to send a police force to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has reaffirmed Ankara’s commitment to the stability and security of Mali and has shown

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Turkey would join coalition against Syria even if UN fails to reach consensus

Turkey will join an international coalition against neighbouring Syria even if the UN Security Council fails to reach consensus on the issue, its foreign minister said on Monday. “If a coalition is formed against Syria in this process, Turkey will take part in it,” Ahmet Davutoglu said. 

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PACE rapporteur in Turkey for reporting assistance to Syrian refugees

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rapporteur Jean-Marie Bockel is in Turkey for two days, Aug. 21-22, as part of preparations for a report on the international assistance given to Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

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Turkey says the international community should react to killings of civilians in Syria

If the facts surrounding the killing of civilians with chemical weapon in Syria are proven, the international community should react to this, according to a message from the Turkish Foreign Ministry posted on its official website on

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Turkey to keep defense agreements with Egypt

Turkish National Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz received his Brazilian counterpart Celso Amorim on Tuesday and said Turkey has not planned to cancel defense and military agreements with Egypt but there is also no new plan for military cooperation with Egypt.

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