Tag: Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

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EU condemned over action against Turkey following East Med drilling activities

Turkey and the Turkish Cypriots were united in condemnation of the European Union after the bloc announced a series of measures designed to punish Turkey over its drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean. TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) President Mustafa Akıncı, Prime Minister Ersin Tatar, Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay […]

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All change as Turkey appoints new ambassadors to London, Canberra and Lefkoşa

  Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has announced changes to a host of overseas diplomatic posts. New ambassadors were named for London, Moscow, Athens, Lefkoşa, and the European Union. First announced in August and confirmed again on Thursday is the news that Ambassador Ümit Yalçın is replacing Ambassador Abdurrahman Bilgiç in London. Bilgiç has served […]

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Turkey: from out of the game to critical player in Syria

Rewind to the beginning of 2016. Ankara was at odds with many of the key actors in the Syrian conflict, including Washington and Tehran. And, after shooting down a Russian jet in November 2015, the temperature with Moscow was certainly below zero. Turkey became estranged from Iran and Russia because of its insistence on the […]

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Turkey fights own forest fire in Antalya, after Greek Cypriots refuse Troodos Mountains help because “conditions” not met

Turkey is battling a major fire in the Kumluca district of Antalya. People have been evacuated away from the path of the two-day old fire, which has spread to the resort town of Adrasan and Çıralı village, and entered the Beydağları Coastal National Park that contains the historic Olympos (Lycia) site. İsmail Üzmez, head of […]