Erdogan-Turkish president-Translation of the latest news and views from the Iran Newspaper and Media
In a move widely criticised by opposition politicians, Turkey’s Parliament voted to advance a bill which would give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unprecedented executive powers.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, exchanged views on a range of issues, including the latest developments in war-hit Syria and the demise of the former Iranian president Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Ankara has spoken with Russia to probe a reported Syrian air strike that killed four Turkish soldiers on Nov. 24, the first anniversary of Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet along the border with Syria.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan angrily threatened on Friday to open the floodgates of migrants into Europe again, apparently in response to a move to suspend talks on Turkey’s membership in the European Union.
The Turkish president has claimed that Iran is to blame for a large influx of Syrian refugees who are fleeing their hometown. An Iranian daily has responded to Erdogan's baseless claims.
Unofficial results from Turkey's parliamentary elections show President Erdogan's AKP has lost its majority in the chamber.
Turkish architects have asked Pope Francis not to legitimize what they call the illegal construction of the presidential palace by setting foot in Erdogan’s contentious palace.
Iran’s ambassador to Turkey, Alireza Bigdeli, says Ak Saray, Turkey’s new presidential palace, is reminiscent of Alighapoo’s architecture.