Tag: Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan says Syria offensive will continue if truce deal not fully implemented

Turkey will continue its offensive into northeast Syria more rapidly than before if an agreement with the United States. Erdogan also told journalists that...

UK suspends arms exports to Turkey over Syria offensive

Erdogan has said he wants to establish a safe zone stretching across northern Syria. Stoltenberg said the arms suspensions showed "many Nato allies are...

Erdogan explains aims of Syria operation to France’s Macron

Erdogan said the operation would contribute to regional and global peace and stability. European Union countries agreed on Monday to limit arms exports to...

Turkey accuses Kurdish forces of freeing IS prisoners in Syria

Turkey claims the Kurdish forces deliberately set them free. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected criticism that his decision to remove US troops from...

Turkish lira slips but traders doubt Trump’s sanctions threat

The lira weakened to 5.9205 against the U.S. dollar. The currency, which suffered a crisis last year that knocked Turkey's economy into recession. ANKARA: Turkey's...

Erdogan sees no issues in Kobani after Syrian deployment, welcomes U.S. withdrawal

Syrian army troops entered the town of Tel Tamer in northeastern Syria. Turkish President said a U.S. move to withdraw some 1,000 troops from...

Arms embargoes won’t stop Turkey’s Syria operation: Erdogan

Erdogan said Sunday that threats of sanctions and arms embargoes by Western powers would not stop Turkey's military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syria. ...

Turkey ‘won’t stop’ Syria operation despite ‘threats’: Erdogan

Turkey launched an operation against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria. Whatever some may say, we will not stop this step...

Erdogan threatens EU with refugee influx if criticises Syria operation

Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the EU on Thursday that Ankara would allow millions of refugees. Turkey launched an operation into Syrian territory on Wednesday. ...

Turkish operation against Syrian Kurds has begun: Erdogan

The Turkish operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria has begun. Turkey has long been planning military action against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. ...