Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Russia, Turkey, and Iran discuss in Sochi ending Syria’s crisis

  • 14 February 2019 - 12:20
Russia, Turkey, and Iran discuss  in Sochi ending Syria’s crisis

  Leaders from Russia, Turkey and Iran have descended on the Black Sea city of Sochi to discuss ways of ending Syria’s near-eight-year civil war. Meanwhile, hostile talk is emerging from a meeting of the US and its allies in Warsaw, Russia Today reported on Thursday. Ahead...

Libyan-Turkish group to resume unfinished projects in Libya

  • 3 February 2019 - 20:19
Libyan-Turkish group to resume unfinished projects in Libya

The Turkish-Libyan Contracting Joint Working Group has agreed to start work on the continuation of the unfinished projects of Turkish companies in Libya. Speaking at the meeting, Turkish Minister Pekcan said that the Turkish government attaches great importance to the improvement of commercial...

Spokesman: Libyan technicians to operate Ubari power plant instead of Turkish ENKA

  • 9 January 2019 - 17:20
Spokesman: Libyan technicians to operate Ubari power plant instead of Turkish ENKA

The Presidential Council said on Tuesday that it will take over Ubari power plant as its Turkish contractor left the project unfinished over security concerns. The spokesman of the Head of the Presidential Council, Mohammed El Sallak, said in a press conference in Tripoli that Libyan technicians...

Turkey and Libya to cooperate in probing arms shipment

  • 22 December 2018 - 20:24
Turkey and Libya to cooperate in probing arms shipment

Libya and Turkey agreed on Saturday to open an urgent joint investigation into a consignment of arms which arrived from Turkey and was seized at a port near Tripoli this week, the UN-backed Libyan government said. The government released the statement following talks in Tripoli between Libyan...

Turkey’s Foreign Minister visits Libya

  • 22 December 2018 - 12:35
Turkey’s Foreign Minister visits Libya

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is to pay a one-day official visit to Libya on Saturday. In a written statement, the Foreign Ministry said Friday that Cavusoglu's visit will come upon the invitation of his Libyan counterpart Mohamed Taher Siyala. “On the occasion of the visit,...

Turkey sends food aids to IDPs in Libya’s capital

  • 9 December 2018 - 14:57
Turkey sends food aids to IDPs in Libya’s capital

Turkey’s state aid agency has donated 16 tons of food aid for displaced people in the Libyan capital Tripoli, the agency said on Sunday. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) said it provided around 16 tons -- 700 packages -- of basic needs, including pasta, rice, tunafish,...

Libya and Turkey to activate military cooperation

  • 5 November 2018 - 20:31
Libya and Turkey to activate military cooperation

Turkey's defense minister on Monday held meetings with Libyan officials in the capital Tripoli. According to a Defense Ministry statement, Hulusi Akar met at the Prime Ministry with officials including Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of Libya's Presidential Council, and chaired meetings between the...

Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

  • 22 October 2018 - 12:18
Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that he would use a speech to his country's parliament on Tuesday to reveal all the "details" in the killing of the Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has admitted that Khashoggi was...

Turkey condemns “militias fighting” in Libya’s Tripoli

  • 2 September 2018 - 21:00
Turkey condemns “militias fighting” in Libya’s Tripoli

Turkey on Saturday voiced concern over the violent clashes between rival militias in Libyan capital Tripoli that began earlier this week. In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said: “We are concerned about the clashes that [..] caused the deaths and injuries of many civilians." At least...

Turkey’s central bank launches “rescue measures” as the lira slides

  • 13 August 2018 - 20:18
Turkey’s central bank launches “rescue measures” as the lira slides

Turkey's central bank on Monday announced it was taking all necessary measures to ensure financial stability after the collapse of the lira, promising to provide "all the liquidity the banks need". The Turkish currency reached a new record low of 7.24 against the US dollar in Asia Pacific trade...