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UK Minister for Middle East visits Turkey to discuss the worsening Idlib crisis

Dr Andrew Murrison, Britain’s Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, visited Ankara and Gaziantep, Turkey, on February 5th and 6th 2020, to discuss a raft of regional issues, with the worsening humanitarian crisis in Idlib, Syria, topping the agenda. In Ankara, the Minister met with Turkey’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal, […]

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‘Everyone should share the burden’ says Turkish ambassador on eve of 1st World Humanitarian Summit  

Turkey’s ambassador to London Abdurrahman Bilgiç told journalists, “Turkey is doing its share” and urged other countries to do more to relieve human suffering at a press briefing about the World Humanitarian Summit being held in Istanbul on 23-24 May. The historic event is being attended by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and over 50 heads […]

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Turkey ranks third in global list of aid donors

Turkey has moved from being a recipient of aid to become one of the largest donors of humanitarian relief in recent years. According to a new report by Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA), Turkey now ranks third behind only the US and the UK in the amount of aid it gives, accounting for 7.3 percent of […]