Posts Tagged ‘Erdogan’

Turkiye’s Erdogan meets Israel’s PM

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid discussed the issue of Israeli soldiers captured in Gaza with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly’s annual meeting on Tuesday. A statement issued by Lapid’s office said that the issue of the prisoners was brought up in the meeting with Erdogan due to […]

Turkey’s Erdogan ORDERS Putin to Return all Stolen land to Ukraine

    The Turkish President has fired a huge warning to his Russian counterpart who is already struggling in the wake of impressive Ukrainian counter-strikes on Moscow’s invading army. Turkey has issued a huge warning to Russia after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered Vladimir Putin to return all “occupied” land – including Crimea. Olga Lautman, […]

Turkey’s Erdogan ORDERS Putin to Return all Stolen land to Ukraine

    The Turkish President has fired a huge warning to his Russian counterpart who is already struggling in the wake of impressive Ukrainian counter-strikes on Moscow’s invading army. Turkey has issued a huge warning to Russia after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered Vladimir Putin to return all “occupied” land – including Crimea. Olga Lautman, […]

Turkey’s Erdogan ORDERS Putin to Return all Stolen land to Ukraine

    The Turkish President has fired a huge warning to his Russian counterpart who is already struggling in the wake of impressive Ukrainian counter-strikes on Moscow’s invading army. Turkey has issued a huge warning to Russia after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered Vladimir Putin to return all “occupied” land – including Crimea. Olga Lautman, […]

Turkey’s Erdogan ORDERS Putin to Return all Stolen land to Ukraine

    The Turkish President has fired a huge warning to his Russian counterpart who is already struggling in the wake of impressive Ukrainian counter-strikes on Moscow’s invading army. Turkey has issued a huge warning to Russia after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered Vladimir Putin to return all “occupied” land – including Crimea. Olga Lautman, […]

Turkey’s Erdogan ORDERS Putin to Return all Stolen land to Ukraine

    The Turkish President has fired a huge warning to his Russian counterpart who is already struggling in the wake of impressive Ukrainian counter-strikes on Moscow’s invading army. Turkey has issued a huge warning to Russia after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered Vladimir Putin to return all “occupied” land – including Crimea. Olga Lautman, […]

Turkiye kingmaker party keeps options open ahead of Erdogan’s election test

A pro-Kurdish party set to play a key role in Turkish elections next year said it is open to talks with other opposition parties on finding a joint candidate who could end President Tayyip Erdogan’s two decades in power, Reuters reports. But senior deputy, Saruhan Oluc, told Reuters that the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which […]

Erdogan’s warning must be taken seriously, says former Greek minister

The former defence minister of Greece, Evangelos Apostolakis, has urged that warnings from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be taken seriously. Apostolakis, who served previously as chief of staff, said during a television interview that Erdogan got across the message that Turkiye is serious about its threats. “We should know very well that we […]

Erdogan calls for regional stability on day two of Balkan trip

“I hope there is a positive and sustainable acceleration because the Balkans cannot tolerate this kind of problem anymore.”

Turkey’s President Erdogan begins three-day Balkan tour in Sarajevo

President Erodgan started his visit in Sarajevo, aiming to strengthen regional ties amid political unrest in the area.

Erdogan threatens to ‘come down suddenly one night’ and attack Aegean Islands

TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “come down suddenly one night” on Greece by attacking Aegean islands that have had military bases set up. The president’s warning on Saturday, in which he said Greece should “look at history” and see how “heavy the price” would be for alienating Ankara, is the most direct threat […]

Erdogan threatens to ‘come down suddenly one night’ and attack Aegean Islands

TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “come down suddenly one night” on Greece by attacking Aegean islands that have had military bases set up. The president’s warning on Saturday, in which he said Greece should “look at history” and see how “heavy the price” would be for alienating Ankara, is the most direct threat […]

Turkey’s Erdogan offers to mediate in Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant standoff

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered on Saturday to mediate in the standoff over a Russian-occupied nuclear power station in war-torn Ukraine that has raised fears of an atomic disaster. Alarms have grown in recent weeks over shelling hitting the area of Europe’s largest nuclear plant, Zaporizhzhia. On Saturday, Russian-appointed separatist authorities in Enerhodar, where […]

Turkey’s Erdogan offers to mediate in Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant standoff

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered on Saturday to mediate in the standoff over a Russian-occupied nuclear power station in war-torn Ukraine that has raised fears of an atomic disaster. Alarms have grown in recent weeks over shelling hitting the area of Europe’s largest nuclear plant, Zaporizhzhia. On Saturday, Russian-appointed separatist authorities in Enerhodar, where […]

Erdogan: ‘Without Türkiye, NATO is weak’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared on Friday that “without Türkiye, NATO is weak,” Turkish media reported. As Erdogan spoke to journalists following Friday prayer in Istanbul, he commented on NATO’s removal of a tweet about Turkish Victory Day (marked on 30 August) following a Greek complaint. “Greece’s negative approach to NATO [in relation to […]

Adviser to Turkish President Erdogan resigns over corruption claims

An adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has resigned after an exiled mafia boss accused him of corruption. Korkmaz Karaca has been accused of being among a group of senior Turkish officials who sought bribes from major Turkish companies trading on the stock market. The remarks by fugitive whistleblower Sedat Peker have prompted Turkish opposition parties […]

US is Trying to Drive Erdogan into a Corner – but Without Success

Joe Biden’s administration is currently losing on all its foreign policy fronts, but he is still hoping for success, if nowhere else, in his confrontation with the Turkish leader Recep Erdoğan, so that he can demonstrate to the world and the US public, that there is still some “gunpowder left in the barrel.” This consideration […]

Turkey’s President Erdogan Threatens to Invade Syria (Again)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday threatened to launch another military incursion into Syria, without warning, if he deems it necessary to neutralize Kurdish militia groups classified by Turkey as terrorists.

Why does Erdogan Need the Istanbul Canal?

Almost a year ago Turkey started a large-scale construction project – Istanbul Canal with all the adjacent infrastructure. The project is planned to be completed in 6 years. According to the preliminary estimates, the budget of the project will be USD 15 billion. The Canal will be 45 km long, and its depth will be […]

Erdogan Prepares for Yet Another Presidential Term

The next Turkish general elections are scheduled for June 2023. The incumbent Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to run as a People’s Alliance presidential candidate, a coalition that had been formed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in power since 2003 (first, […]

Erdogan Works Up a Plan to Mend Ties with the US/EU

Even though the Biden administration did not invite Erdogan to the “democracy summit”, changing geo-political circumstances – in particular, the West (EU and the US) vs. Russia tensions around the former’s bid to expand NATO to Ukraine – seem to have changed, at least in Turkey’s eyes, Ankara’s importance for the West. From being a […]

Erdogan’s upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his intention to visit Saudi Arabia in February, at the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz. The announcement came in Erdogan’s answer to a Turkish businesswoman’s question about the undeclared Saudi ban on Turkish goods and her demand that this problem be solved. The president will also visit the […]

Turkey’s Erdogan says he will visit Saudi Arabia in February

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he will make a visit next month to Saudi Arabia, whose ties with Ankara have been strained in recent years, reports Reuters. Asked about resolving issues in exports to Saudi Arabia as he left a trade event, Erdogan said he would travel to the Gulf state in February. […]

Turkey’s Economic Difficulties and the Fate of Erdogan

Turkey’s economy is in freefall: the lira is falling, inflation is rising, and food prices are spiraling. The government has resorted to disinformation, lies, and conspiracy theories to deflect blame from itself and shift it to others. But the lower living standards of the common people and the country’s future is unlikely to end the […]

Erdogan is Actively Trying to Score Points in Africa

Amid growing accusations against the Turkish government and calls for early presidential and parliamentary elections from the local population due to the intensifying domestic crisis in Turkey in recent days, there has been a surge in publications in the West about the impending power transition in Turkey. Thus, American edition Foreign Policy says that even […]

Erdogan Is Secretly Pillaging Billions In Turkish Assets To Prop Up The Lira, And His Rule

Yesterday, we discussed how Erdogan’s shocking “plan” to rescue the Turkieh lira – once it crossed the red line of 18 vs the USD – came into being, and how it will eventually make an already dismal situation even worse, because it really represents a massive stealth “rate hike”, one which will put huge stress on Turkey’s […]

Erdogan rules out early elections in Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected the opposition’s calls to hold snap elections in Turkey and said the country will hold elections as scheduled in June 2023, Anadolu reports. Erdogan today stressed that holding early elections was out of the question after opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu asked for the snap election due to the currency crisis […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Says He’s Cut Inflation to 4 Percent Before, Can Do Again

ANKARA—President Tayyip Erdogan said he had lowered Turkey’s inflation to around 4 percent before and that he will achieve that again, as it topped 21 percent following a push for aggressive cuts in interest rates that he has engineered. Erdogan has said that policy, which has sent the country’s lira crashing, was part of a […]

Turkey’s Erdogan announces moves to encourage lira savings

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced a series of measures to encourage lira-denominated savings, easing the pressure on the beleaguered Turkish currency. Earlier in the day, the lira had tumbled to an all-time low of 18.36 against the dollar, after Erdogan over the weekend stood firm on his much-criticised policy to lower interest […]

Turkey: Erdogan unveils anti-dollarisation measures, Lira goes up

Turkey’s lira mounted a massive turnaround late on Monday after President Erdogan introduced a series of steps that he said will ease the burden of the ailing currency on Turks while vowing to press on with a low-rates policy that led to the currency slide, reports Reuters. The lira, which was down more than 11% […]

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