Visa conflict between the United States and Turkey comes to an end

A months-long visa row between Turkey and the United States ended yesterday as both countries announced that they would resume full capacity visa proceedings for each other’s citizens. The U.S. Embassy in Ankara and the Turkish Embassy in Washington issued separate statements on their Twitter accounts announcing the end of visa restrictions that More...

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By BTT On Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
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Noteworthy comments from AKSENER, leader of newly established İYİ (good) PARTY

AKŞENER, İyi Party leader delivers speech in Sivas Turkey İYİ Party (Good Party) leader Ms. MERAL AKŞENER said the economy was not going well and Turkey in which young people could not find work definitely More...

Turkey will complete its indigenous maritime traffic system project in 16 months and put it into service by April, 2019, Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications said on Dec. 15. Speaking at a signing ceremony, Arslan said the project is an important step to reduce dependency on foreign countries.
By BTT On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Turkey to put its maritime traffic system into service in 2019

Turkey will complete its indigenous maritime traffic system project in 16 months and put it into service by April, 2019, Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications said on Dec. 15. More...

Head of Turkish Economy says it is important Turkey is growing via industrialization
By BTT On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Head of Turkish Economy says it is important Turkey is growing via industrialization

Deputy Prime Minister SİMSEK has stated that Turkey is growing via industrialization and expressed that it is very important. He said “The only negative side in growth data is the decline in contribution More...

By BTT On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Harsh criticism from opposition leader against suspension of Istanbul district mayor

Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed suspension of an Istanbul district mayor from his main opposition party, saying that the decision was unlawful. Battal İlgezdi, the More...

By BTT On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Defence Minister says Turkey’s national combat jet TF-X to fly by 2023

Turkey’s national combat jet TF-X will become operational by 2023, Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli has vowed. “We will complete all the steps as soon as possible. There will be no delay,” Canikli More...

Turkey, Russia sign deal for 2 S-400 air missile defense systems (Daily Sabah)
By BTT On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Turkey, Russia sign deal for 2 S-400 air missile defense systems (Daily Sabah)

Turkey and Russia have signed a contract for the purchase of two S-400 missile defense systems, one of which will be optional, with the first system’s delivery planned in 2019, Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli More...

By BTT On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Turkey, Russia, Iran meet in bid to end war in Syria (Hürriyet Daily News)

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan hailed on Nov. 22 a key meeting in the Russian resort of Sochi with his Russian and Iranian counterparts on the fate of Syria, describing it as a meeting aiming to end the long-running More...

Turkish FM says U.S.-based Muslim cleric's network has infiltrated US justice
By BTT On Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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Turkish FM says U.S.-based Muslim cleric’s network has infiltrated US justice

Turkey’s top diplomat says followers of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric blamed for last year’s failed coup have infiltrated the “American system” of justice and are behind accusations leveled More...

Turkish official: Turkey's S-400 purchase not a message to NATO
By BTT On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Turkish official: Turkey’s S-400 purchase not a message to NATO

Turkey‘s decision to buy an advanced missile defence system from Russia is not aimed at sending any political messages, a Turkish official has said, a day after Ankara announced the finalisation of a deal More...