Türkiye's ratification leaves Finland, which shares a long border with Russia, with only a few technical steps away from becoming 31st member of the world's most powerful military bloc.
The Marlin has been developed by Turkish defence giant Aselsan and the Sefine Shipyard in the northwestern Yalova province under the coordination of the Defense Industries Presidency.
Russian President Vladimir Putin may visit Türkiye on April 27 to officially grant Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant nuclear facility status, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Trade, military, economic and cultural relations, were on the agenda of the two leaders during a meeting held in Ankara.
The Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant in Mersin province, which Turkish President Erdogan said is "the largest project in the history of Turkish-Russian cooperation", will receive nuclear facility status next month.
Between 2018-22, Türkiye’s global share in arms trade rose from 0.6 percent to 1.1 percent, making the country the 12th biggest arms exporter globally.
Turkish President says construction of 56,323 houses in the quake-hit region has already started, adding that Türkiye is planning to build 319,000 houses in one year.
Ankara expects French authorities to not give credit to efforts that provide legitimacy to PKK's Syria extensions, say Turkish diplomatic sources.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias says the rapprochement in bilateral ties follows a new level of cooperation between Athens and Ankara after the recent disasters in both countries.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also thanked his Russian counterpart for his "positive attitude" in extending the Black Sea grain deal, which is crucial in maintaining stability in food prices.
Report prepared by US State Department on Türkiye's human rights practices is "completely devoid of objectivity and cannot be taken seriously," says Foreign Ministry.
Türkiye elects the president through a two-round system while Members of Parliament are elected through a proportional representation system.
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