Recep Tayyip Erdogan
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey may turn to countries such as Russia if the US fails to follow through a pledge to deliver F-16 fighter jets. Turkey was kicked out of a programme to replace a wide range of fighter, strike and ground attack aircraft for NATO allies after it acquired an…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday blamed Europe's energy crisis on sanctions it imposed on Russia over the invasion of Ukraine -- a line taken by the Kremlin itself.
Turkey can mediate in a standoff over Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station which is occupied by Moscow's troops, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday. "President Erdogan stated that Turkey can play a facilitator role in the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, as they did in the grain deal," the Turkish presidency…
Ways to halt the war in Ukraine and the possible launch of a new conflict in Syria are expected to dominate talks on Friday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Finnish and Swedish leaders will discuss their stalled NATO bids with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday at the start of an alliance summit in Madrid, Helsinki said on Monday. But Turkey said the four-way meeting, which will also involve NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, did not mean that Ankara was close to lifting its…
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signalled on Saturday that no progress had been made in Sweden's bid to join NATO, urging Stockholm to take "concrete actions" to meet Ankara's concerns, his office said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said he would run in next year's presidential vote and brushed aside rumours of a snap poll in the economically-battered nation.
Turkey has told the United Nations that, at the behest of its president, it wishes from now on to be called "Turkiye" in all languages, the UN announced Thursday.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's defeat in the French election as a "win", saying that the world suffered because of extremism, local media reported on Saturday. Le Pen, 53, failed to unseat President Emmanuel Macron last weekend but achieved a historic score of 41.5 percent. Erdogan, who in the…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will ask Russian leader Vladimir Putin to be an "architect of peace" and stop the war in Ukraine, Turkish media reported Friday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday opened the world's longest suspension bridge over the Dardanelles strait in northwestern Turkey -- which cuts travel time between Asia and Europe to six minutes.
Turkish journalist Sedef Kabas begins her second month in detention on Tuesday for "insulting the president", an increasingly common offence which observers believe is stifling critical voices 16 months before the presidential election.