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Will Turkey and the US find common ground?

Once again, Turkey-U.S. relations have plummeted to a new low; this time, it’s been triggered by a dispute over Ankara’s continued detention of American evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson, placed under house arrest after being jailed for 21 months.

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Iraqi premier to visit Turkey on Tuesday

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will pay an official visit to Turkey’s capital Ankara on Tuesday, according to diplomatic sources.

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Turkey determined not to follow the US decisions on sanctioning Iran’s energy sector

While the United States has been trying recently to cut off Iran’s oil revenues by pressuring its costumers, Turkey reiterates its desire to continue its energy interactions with the Islamic Republic. This comes amid many ebbs and flows in Ankara’s relations with Washington.

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Turkey Says Won’t Honor U.S. Demand To Stop Buying Iran’s Oil

Turkey has said that it does not plan to honor a U.S. call for countries to stop importing oil from Iran, calling the demand “not binding” on Ankara.

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Ankara’s dual game on arms purchases starts to backfire

Ankara’s latest attempts to play on both the American and Russian fields in acquiring state of the art military technologies have started to become challenging. The United States has once again warned that dealing with Moscow would cost Ankara its latest military deals with Washington.

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Erdogan committed to Russian energy projects after Turkish election victory

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election. They discussed energy projects between the nations and Erdogan has confirmed Ankara’s commitment to the initiatives.

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Turkey to continue operation in Syria, toughen terrorist crackdown – Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara will continue to “liberate Syrian lands” and act more decisively against terrorist organizations after securing a victory for another presidential term in the election.

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Despite disagreements with Tehran and Baghdad, Ankara continues military operation in northern Iraq

Although the Turkish Army’s operation against the Kurdish groups in Syria is still far from over, Ankara has launched a new operation in neighboring Iraq to target the Kurdish militants. In a latest development, it’s reported that the Turkish jets have hit a PKK high-level gathering in Qandil.

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Iran calls for “international investigation” into Israel’s crimes against Palestinians

After visiting Ankara to attend a trilateral meeting with his Turkish and Russian counterparts on Syria, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is in Baku today to take part at NAM’s ministerial meeting. In a speech there, the Iranian top diplomat blamed the US and Israel for the regional problems.

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Russia, Turkey agree to speed up delivery of S-400s: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday said he had agreed with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to speed up the delivery of S-400 air defence missile systems to Ankara, a purchase that has alarmed Turkey’s NATO partners.

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Turkey – NATO rift widens as France suggests military support for the Syrian Kurds

The serious rift between Turkey and its NATO allies, caused by Ankara’s new military operation in Syria, is apparently being widened. After the French president declared his support for the Syrian Kurds, Turkey warns that it considers any troops on the ground supporting the Kurds as military targets.

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US Threatens Turkey With Sanctions in Case of Russian S-400 Purchase – Reports

The United States has urged Turkey to abandon the purchase of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system from Russia, warning Ankara of the consequences of its decision, Haberturk reported citing a source in Washington.

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Turkey must develop ‘unmanned tanks’ & more as NATO refuses to share military tech – Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has instructed the Turkish defense industry to develop a home-produced unmanned tank, and has criticized NATO states’ reluctance to share modern military technology with their ally Ankara.

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Turkey, Germany agree to mend ties

The foreign ministers of Turkey and Germany agreed Friday to work towards improving bilateral relations after a period of tensions between Ankara and Berlin.

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Tillerson heads to Ankara to ease Turkey tensions

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Turkey on Thursday seeking to ease tensions with its NATO ally that have reached fresh heights over Ankara’s ongoing operation inside Syria.

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