Umerov, Chiygoz to return to Kyiv October 26
Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, Crimean Tatar political prisoners released from Russian captivity today, are now in Turkey, and will return to Ukraine tomorrow, October 26. Leader of Crimean Tatars Mustafa Dzemilev told this on air to one of the TV channels, according to Interfax-Ukraine.
Poroshenko: Ukraine hopes Turkey will participate in international group on Crimea de-occupation
Ukraine expects that Turkey will participate in the international group on Crimea de-occupation, as President Petro Poroshenko said in a briefing after his meeting with President of Turkey Recep Erdogan, broadcasted by 112.UA Channel.
Ukraine and Turkey signed several agreements on cooperation
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a Common Statement following the sixth session of the Ukraine-Turkey High-Level Strategic Council.
Ukraine’s army among world’s TOP 30 - ranking
The Global Firepower 2017 Military Strength Ranking has put the military powers of the world into full perspective, placing Ukraine at the 30th spot.
Turkey constructs wall on border with Iran
The 144 kilometers-long wall is under construction in the Turkish province of Agra, which borders Iran.
Russia, Turkey sign agreement on supply of S-400 missile system
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that the agreement on the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile systems is already signed by Ankara. He claimed this at the session of the Justice and Development Party as Anadolu reported.
NATO proposes mediation in Germany-Turkey conflict resolution
NATO's secretary general is offering to broker a visit by German lawmakers to troops serving on a Turkish air base in an attempt to heal a rift between the two allies which is disrupting anti-Islamic State operations. This was reported by Reuters.
US directs two combat ships with missiles to Sea Breeze drills first in six years
The USA directed two combat ships with missiles to the Sea Breeze-2017 that takes place in Odesa for the first time in six years. The press service of the State Border Guard Service reported this.
Germany doesn’t want Erdogan’s speech before Turks at G20 summit
The German Cabinet plans on banning Recep Tayip Erdogan from holding a speech before the Turks residing in Germany during the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg. Der Spiegel wrote that on Thursday, referring to Angela Merkel’s press service.
Russia and Turkey sign outgiving to remove trade barriers
Russia and Turkey signed joint outgiving about the bilateral removal of the trade barriers in Istanbul as TASS reports.
Turkey is reliable strategic partner for Ukraine
Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak met with Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Ukraine Yonet Can Tezel in Kyiv on Wednesday, May 10, during which he briefed the diplomat on the current situation in the East of Ukraine, as well as on the progress of reforms in the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.
Syria negotiation group agrees on ceasefire in four safety zones
International meeting concerning Syria took place in Astana. The representatives of Syria, Russia, Iran and Turkey signed the memorandum of four safety zones creation in Syria as RIA News reports.
Turkey arrests Iranian suspected of smuggling Russian antitank missile parts from Ukraine
Turkish authorities say they have arrested an Iranian national suspected of smuggling components of a Russian-made antitank missile system from Ukraine in order to deliver them to a terrorist group, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
Police helicopter crashes in Turkey: 12 dead, no survivors
A helicopter of Turkish Interior Ministry crashed in Tunceli province, in the country’s southeast. All twelve passengers and the crew deceased, AP reports with reference to the Turkish authority.
Trump congratulates Erdogan on successful referendum, White House says
U.S. President Donald Trump has called Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate the Turkish president on his success in a referendum that will expand his powers, the White House said on April 17, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).
Turkey introduces duties on Russian goods
Turkey has introduced import duties on Russian products, Izvestia reports with reference to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture. The duty on corn and wheat will be 130%, on rice – 45%, on sunflower oil – 36%, on sunflower meal - 13.5%, and on legumes - 9.7%. Fees are introduced from March 15, 2017. At the same time on March 17 Turkish government agencies did not confirm the introduction of restrictions on the supply of Russian wheat.
Russia supplies first S-400 missile systems to China
Interfax news agency reported, citing First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy Vladimir Gutenyov that Russia has begun delivery of the S-400 Triumf missile defense system to China
The Kremlin confirms that Putin and Erdogan discussed coordinating military action in Syria
The Presidents of The Russian Federation and Turkey - Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan - are in negotiations regarding the question of coordination of military actions in Syria, as reported by RIA Novosti citing the press secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.
Cabinet approves agreement with Turkey on mutual entry of citizens by ID cards
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the signing of an agreement with the government of Turkey on the possibility of mutual trips of citizens on the basis of internal passports in the form of ID cards.
The End Of The (Gas Pipe-) Line For Turkmenistan
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov and his government just cannot seem to get a break lately.
Kyrgyz Party Claims Leader's Arrest Is Linked To Plane Crash Probe
BISHKEK -- The turmoil in Kyrgyzstan over the arrest of opposition party leader Omurbek Tekebaev has taken a new turn after his political party claimed that he was targeted for prosecution to suppress evidence that a cargo plane which crashed outside the capital in January was carrying goods belonging to President Almazbek Atambaev.
President had a telephone call with President of Turkmenistan
President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow on having been re-elected President of Turkmenistan.
President met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
Russian troops in Syria mistakenly attacked the Turkish military
Russian troops in Syria mistakenly carried out an air strike on the Turkish military. As a result, three Turkish soldiers were killed and 11 injured, according to the Turkish General Staff. The incident took place on Thursday, February 9, near the town of Al-Bab, where active hostilities are taking place. Both sides have started internal investigations in connection with the case.
Three Turkish troops killed by Russian air strike in Syria
An airstrike delivered by the Russian Air Forces killed three servicemen of the Turkish Army. Anotehr eleven were wounded. The incident took place in El-Bab, Syria, as Turkey and Russia jointly performed the Operation Euphrates Shield against the ISIS. Hurriyet reported that with the reference to the HQ of the Turkish military.
Killer of Russian ambassador to Turkey prepared for the attack over two months, using the Web search
Mevlut Mert Altintas collected information about Andrey Karlov since October till December 2016, - Anadolu
Russia, Iran and Turkey will divide Syria into zones of influence
It is reported that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad could remain President another several years
Turkey and Russia reached an agreement to stop fire in Syria from midnight
Reached agreement aimed at ceasefire in Syria should come into effect at midnight.
'Don't forget Aleppo': Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov killed in Ankara and was hit by 11 bullets in a back - video of incident
Attacker reportedly talked about the situation in Aleppo after he shot the ambassador.
Shooting took place near the Israeli Embassy in Ankara; the security forces interfered
One man was killed; the attacker was wounded and detained, - Haberturk
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