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Turkey will “rip off the heads” of the YPG Kurdish “terrorists” in the Afrin and Manbij regions, “if they do not surrender”, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a public speech in the Elazig Province, reported the Turkish TV channel NTV.
“In Manbij, if the promises [of the Americans to withdraw the Kurdish YPG troops] are not fulfilled, we will take the matter into our own hands. They will see what we do in a week. If the terrorists in Afrin do not surrender, we will rip off …
The Pentagon must immediately take the weapons and ammunition it sent to Syrian Kurds’ People’s Protection Units (YPG) for combating IS back to US arsenals, Turkish Presidential Press Secretary Ibrahim Kalin said.
Last Friday, US President Donald Trump held telephone talks with his Turkish counterpart, Tayyip Erdogan. According to the White House, the American leader informed his colleague about adjustments under consideration regarding military support for America’s partners in Syria. …
The deputies of the Mejlis Chairman of the Crimean Tatar people, Ilmi Umerov and Ahtem Chiygoz, who were released from detention in the annexed Crimea, were not informed of the terms of possible agreements between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Erdogan, Ilmi Umerov indicated to Krym.Realii.
"We were not told about it. This is an agreement between Erdogan and Putin. We have not yet seen the decrees on our release. We do not know on what basis, under what conditions it has been done. It is …
Turkish authorities said on Friday that President Donald Trump agreed with Ankara's position, promising that the US would not supply weapons to Kurdish forces operating in Syria. According to Turkish government representatives, the chief of the White House told President Erdogan that he had already officially approved relevant instructions.
"Our discomfort regarding the provision of weapons to the Kurdish militia (YPG) was conveyed to Mr. Trump once again," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut …
RIA Novosti has reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin told the leaders of Turkey and Iran, Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani, about his talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
"We informed our colleagues about the conversation in Sochi with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. We noted the commitment of the Syrian leadership to the principles of a peaceful resolution of the political crisis, [and their] readiness to carry out constitutional reform and free, UN-supervised elections," …
During the meeting in Sochi on Wednesday, May 3, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to lift virtually all mutual trade restrictions.
The only exception was the ban on the import of Turkish tomatoes in Russia. According to Putin, this will be lifted once Russian producers recover the investments caused by the closing of the market.
Putin emphasized that he and Erdogan had achieved an agreement regarding the “complex resolution of all the problems …
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called on Russia to revise its entire policy on Syria and to stop supporting Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
Erdoğan made a statement to this effect while commenting on the US missile strike on the Syrian airbase in response to the chemical attack in Idlib, Anadolu news agency reports.
“It is our hope that this will not be limited to the US action. We hope that Russia gets involved as well, that at least they stop protecting Bashar al-Assad,” Erdoğan said. “ …
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he would support a US military operation in Syria against the country’s President Bashar Assad, according to western media.
“If the matter comes to practical realization, then we are ready to do anything that will be necessary,” he said.
Erdoğan added that he had talked with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the chemical attack in Syria, but he did not receive a clear answer about whether Assad had been involved in the action.
Before this, the …
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.
"These questions were touched upon, and there exists a common understanding of the necessity of coordinating such actions," Peskov stated, responding to the question of whether an agreement was reached in Putin and …
Press Secretary for the President of Turkey Ibrahim Kalin announced the meeting topics for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan when he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, set to take place in the beginning of March.
During the meeting the leaders will discuss the numbers and supply of the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, according to him.
“Negotiations are currently ongoing for the S-400, to solve many technical aspects. The administration and the president are closely following the …