Turkish Defence Chief Hulusi Akar addresses a host of issues — from ties with Greece to the Türkiye-brokered grain deal, among others — at the 13th Ambassadors Conference in Ankara.
Senate's 95 to 1 overwhelming approval of Nordic nations' NATO accession sends a strong message to Russia over its attack on Ukraine, US lawmakers say.
NATO's forces in Kosovo announced they are ready to intervene if stability in northern Kosovo is threatened.
Europe needs to take a firmer and tougher stance against terrorist organisations like PKK and FETO, says Türkiye's Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee Chair, Akif Cagatay Kilic.
Türkiye "has fully and sincerely" fulfilled its obligations in the alliance and expects the same from other members, says the country's National Security Council.
Top Turkish diplomat Mevlut Cavusoglu said the meeting in August will be the first of a monitoring committee formed under a NATO entry agreement signed last month.
Chanting slogans against the Finnish government outside the parliament, YPG/PKK sympathisers unfurled banners symbolising the terror group, which Helsinki has pledged not to support.
If Sweden and Finland don’t fulfil the necessary conditions outlined in the memorandum, Türkiye will move to freeze their NATO accession process, said the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
It is important that Finland and Sweden address [Türkiye’s requests] for terrorists' extradition so long as the PKK is considered a terror organisation by all EU members, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
Terror group YPG/PKK supporters called on the Swedish government to withdraw from accession to NATO, chanting slogans in support of the terror group in the Swedish capital Stockholm.
Türkiye has "specific expectations" in mind in its fight against terrorism and Sweden must recognise Ankara's security concerns, Türkiye's Communications Director Fahrettin Altun says.
Biden-administration's move will make it difficult for Kabul to receive defence equipment from Washington.
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