Monthly Archives: February 2020

CHP Spokeperson Faik Öztrak’s Press Statement

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Dear Press Members,Yesterday, we experienced the longest night of the shortest month of the year. Thirty-three of our soldiers have killed in İdlib. Thirty-two of our soldiers has injured.We wish mercy upon them.We wish urgent healing to our injured soldiers, … Continue reading

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Turkey’s opposition parties call for emergency parliament session on Idlib

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Group Deputy Chairman Özgür Özel will present a motion on Feb. 28 calling for an emergency meeting at the Turkish Parliament on Feb. 29. Özel’s motion will suggest the holding of an … Continue reading

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Turkey says will no longer stop migration to EU

Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official said, as Ankara responded on Friday to the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in an air strike by Syrian government forces in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region, … Continue reading

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NATO to meet under Article 4 to discuss Syria at Turkey’s request

Duvar English – Reuters NATO ambassadors will meet in Brussels at Turkey’s request on Feb. 28 to hold consultations about developments in Syria, the alliance said after the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in a Syrian air strike in the Idlib … Continue reading

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Idlib attack on Turkish troops was carried out despite coordination with Russia, Turkey says

Duvar English Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said that the attack on Turkish troops in Idlib were carried out despite coordination with Russia. Russia accuses Turkey of violating Sochi deal “The attack took place even though the locations of … Continue reading

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Head of EU delegation to Turkey says attack on Turkish soldiers ‘unacceptable’

Duvar English  Christian Berger, the head of the EU’s delegation to Turkey, condemned the attack on Turkish soldiers in Idlib and extended his condolences. “We share the deep sorrow of Turkey for the loss of its soldiers in Idlib. As … Continue reading

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Chronology of one of the deadliest attacks on Turkish soldiers in the Republic’s history

Duvar English  Following the deaths of at least 33 Turkish soldiers in the Syrian rebel-held province of Idlib, both the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Turkey’s opposition parties have held meetings and made statements addressing the crisis, which … Continue reading

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NATO allies looking for what further can be done to support Turkey

Duvar English – Anadolu Agency NATO has already provided political and practical support to Turkey and the allies are looking to make further contributions, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said. “The NATO allies offer the deepest condolences for the … Continue reading

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Turkish women set to be nuclear energy pioneers

Turkish women set to be nuclear energy pioneers Three women will work as engineers at country’s first nuclear power plant, which is scheduled to begin operating in 2023 More:Turkish women set to be nuclear energy pioneers from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/2PsftcEContinue reading

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Turkey’s opposition parties call for dialogue with Assad

Turkey’s opposition parties call for dialogue with AssadSibel Hurtas February 18, 2020 ARTICLE SUMMARYTurkey’s opposition parties have called on the Turkish government to engage in dialogue with Damascus administration to prevent further Turkish casualties in Idlib. More:Turkey’s opposition parties call … Continue reading

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NATO shares solidarity video with Turkey

Duvar English NATO has shared a solidarity video with Turkey on Twitter, saying “Turkey is NATO.” The video shared with the hashtag #WeAreNATO on Feb. 20 features Turkey’s process of joining the alliance and the country’s roles in it. “Our … Continue reading

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Poll sees opposition garnering more votes, AKP-MHP vote share falling in a new election

Duvar English If the parliamentary election were held today in Turkey, the opposition parties would have each obtained a vote share higher than what they received in 2018, whereas the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its alliance partner … Continue reading

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Erdogan to Hold Syria Summit With Russia, France and Germany | Voice of America – English

Erdogan to Hold Syria Summit With Russia, France and GermanyBy Agence France-PresseFebruary 22, 2020 01:51 PM FILE – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the members of his ruling party at the parliament, in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 5, 2020.ISTANBUL – … Continue reading

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Earthquake kills at least 8 in Turkey, injuries many in Iran

The quake kills at least eight in eastern Turkey, with injuries and collapsed buildings in Iran. from BBC News – Home https://ift.tt/32hiHoK

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‘Rising signs of depression, in Turkey’ warns medical expert

‘Rising signs of depression, in Turkey’ warns medical expertBarçın Yinanç According to data from the Health Ministry, increasing number of people in Turkey suffer from depression, said Professor Mansur Beyazyürek. “Independent of their socio-economic level or political views Turks give … Continue reading

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CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu says he doesn’t expect early elections

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said he does not expect early elections would be called, because “no such decision will be made in parliament” due to the “one-man rule.” from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/37TSzS7Continue reading

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Erdogan accuses EU of ‘interference’ on Libya

Turkey accuses EU of ‘interference’ on LibyaBy EUOBSERVER TODAY, 07:08Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday spoke out against the EU’s new plan to launch a naval mission in March to enforce the UN’s arm embargo with Libya. “I want … Continue reading

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Main opposition deputy challenges Erdoğan on ties to Soros: Whose leg is this?

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) group deputy chairperson Engin Altay showed a photo of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and George Soros in parliament on Feb. 20, contrasting the image to Erdoğan’s criticism of the Philanthropist. Erdoğan deems Kavala … Continue reading

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UN warns of ‘bloodbath’ as Syria fighting escalates

Turkey’s president to phone Russian counterpart as fighting in Syria threatens nearly one million trapped civilians. from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/38MZca5

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Far-right Terror in Germany: ‘Far-right extremist’ carried out shisha bars attacks – BBC News

Germany shooting: ‘Far-right extremist’ carried out shisha bars attacks A suspected far-right extremist has killed at least nine people in attacks on two shisha bars in a city in western Germany, officials say. Chancellor Angela Merkel said there were many … Continue reading

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