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Turkey’s Erdogan: Ashura cause for unity between Islamic countries

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, when the third Shia Imam, Imam Hossein (PBUH) was martyred in 680, is a symbol of equality between Muslims and a cause for unity among Muslim countries.

Erdogan: Iran natural gas supply problem to be resolved soon

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has discussed the recent disruption in supply of Iranian natural gas to his country with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi and that the problem will be solved in the near future.

Turkish president says Iran reliable energy supplier

The presidents of Iran and Turkey have held a telephone conversation over bilateral ties and regional issues and underlined the need for boosting cooperation between Tehran and Ankara. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi that Turkey views Iran as a reliable energy supplier and is seeking to boost the level of ties with the Islamic Republic.

Turkish president: US training and arming terror groups

The Turkish president has reiterated the US is training and arming all terrorist groups in the region, including Daesh and the PKK.

Turkey probes Twitter posts over ‘Erdogan death’

Turkey has launched an investigation into social media rumors claiming Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has passed away.

Erdogan: US should not support terror groups

Turkish President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the United States not ‘to support terrorist organizations’.

US, European envoys soon to be expelled from Turkey

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has instructed the foreign ministry to declare ambassadors from 10 countries, including the US, France and Germany, "persona non grata". The envoys had called for the release of a detained Turkish businessman. The move means the diplomats are now just one step from expulsion.

Iran: Exaggerating Israel’s empty grandeur not a sign of power

Secretary of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has in a tweet hit back at anti-Iran comments by some regional heads of state.

Turkey threatens new military operation in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised the specter of a fresh military operation ‘against Kurdish troops’ in Syria. Ankara’s warning follows the killing of two Turkish special force police in a rocket attack in the war-torn country.

Turks believe Erdogan party to fall from power in next vote

Nearly 54 percent of voters in Turkey believe that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will lose office in the general elections of 2023, a recent survey by private pollster Metropoll revealed.

Putin, Erdogan meet in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday in the city of Sochi in southern Russia. It was the first face-to-face talks between the two leaders since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Erdogan: Turkey-US ties not ‘healthy’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stated that Ankara's ties with the United States are not healthy and that his relationship with US President Joe Biden remains strained.

Erdogan calls for political solution to Syria crisis

The international community cannot let the Syrian crisis drag on for another 10 years, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Erdogan called for a political solution to the ongoing crisis in the war-hit country.

Turkish Opposition Vows to Send Back Home Syrian Refugees If He Wins Elections

The leader of the Turkish opposition says if his party comes to power after the elections in this country, he will send back the Syrian refugees to their country.

Rouhani, Erdogan Say World Must Show Powerful Response to Israeli Aggression

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have called for a “strong” global response to the Israeli attacks against Palestinian people.

Iran-Turkey Cooperation Imperative in Countering Regional Threats: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says mutual cooperation between Tehran and Ankara can play a key role in countering common regional threats.

Iran’s Zarif, Turkey’s Erdogan Discuss Bilateral Ties, Regional Issues

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Turkey for talks with Turkish officials, had a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Friday afternoon.

Iran Assured Erdogan Had No Ill Intention in Reciting Poem: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted the close political and economic ties with Turkey, saying Tehran has been assured that the Turkish president had no ill intention in reciting a poem with dual meaning that aroused some resentment in Iran.

Turkish FM Calls Zarif to Reaffirm Respect for Iran’s Sovereignty

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu has called his Iranian counterpart to give an assurance that Ankara respects the Islamic Republic’s sovereignty and territorial integrity after the Turkish president’s recitation of a poem provoked unease in Iran.

Iran Strongly Blasts Erdogan’s ‘Interventionist’ Remarks

Reactions are pouring in to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s interventionist remarks about the reunion of Azeri-speaking people of Iran and Azerbaijan Republic.

Iran Summons Turkish Envoy over President Erdogan’s Comments

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned Turkey’s ambassador in protest at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s “interventionist” comments during a recent visit to Baku, the ministry’s spokesperson says.

Zarif Chides Erdogan for Secessionist Remarks about Azerbaijan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a poem he recited in Baku about the separation of Azeri-speaking people north and south of Aras River.

Iran, Turkey Can Help Reduce Discord in Muslim World: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday.

President Rouhani: Iran Ready to Send Any Relief to Quake-Hit Turkey

President Hassan Rouhani has offered condolences to the Turkish government and people over the devastating earthquake in Izmir province, saying Tehran is prepared to send aid to the quake-hit people.

Rouhani Congratulates Erdogan on Turkey’s National Day

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the National Day of the Republic of Turkey.

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