Tag: Britain-Turkey relations

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HMS Defender showcases the best of Global Britain in a successful visit to Istanbul

A Royal Navy air-defence destroyer was put to good use during its recent five day visit to Istanbul, hosting a series of events, including an exclusive reception and ‘Industry Day’ on board the ship for senior Turkish officials and business leaders, to promote Global Britain. Organised together with the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT), […]

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‘Together for our planet’: UK’s Alok Sharma meets Turkish Minister of Environment Murat Kurum

COP26 President Alok Sharma paid his first visit to Ankara last week to strengthen support for international climate action ahead of the vital climate summit in Glasgow this November. Accompanied by Britain’s Ambassador to Turkey, Dominick Chilcott, the UK Minister met with Murat Kurum, Turkey’s Minister of Environment and Urbanisation, to discuss climate change priorities […]

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Boris Johnson dismisses his rude Erdoğan poem as “trivia” as he attempts to woo Turkey

Boris Johnson carefully side-stepped a question about the crude poem he wrote about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during an official visit to Turkey. The British foreign minister had travelled to Turkey to try and strengthen ties between Ankara and London following Britain’s decision to exit the EU. Johnson, whose paternal great-grandfather Ali Kemal was […]