Tag: erdogan
Balkans 14.05.22 | 13:37

Erdogan may block Finland and Sweden from joining NATO

Turkey announced it has issues with expanding NATO to include Finland and Sweden. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that both these countries harbor terror organizations and do not cooperate with Turkey in fighting terrorism. He is referring to Kurdish groups as well as the FETO organization...

Balkans 01.09.21 | 16:49

Erdogan vows to wipe out the Balkan branches of the FETO organization

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that the country will continue to go after activists of the Fethullah Gulen network in the Balkans. Erdogan sent out a video message at the opening of the Turkish consulate in Novi Pazar in Serbia’s Sandzak district, in which he issued the warning. Turkey...

Macedonia 31.05.21 | 13:08

Sedat Peker, who was welcomed by the Zaev regime in Macedonia, reveals that he was smuggling weapons to Islamist groups in Syria

Turkish mobster Sedat Peker, who is engaged in a PR campaign against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, declared that he was smuggling weapons to Islamist groups in Syria that were supported by Turkey. Peker became a household name in Macedonia due to his much publicized stay in the country in late 2020...

Macedonia Balkans 26.05.21 | 16:48

Turkish mobster Sedat Peker is accusing Erdogan and his officials of crimes

Turkish mobster Sedat Peker announced that he is revealing a series of scandals involving President Redzep Tayyip Erdogan and his officials. Through five Youtube messags, he is accusing officials from Erdogan’s party of murder, rapes, drug smuggling and other crimes, but also claims that he was...

News World 15.08.20 | 10:35

Turkey: Emmanuel Macron should not interfere in eastern Mediterranean

Tensions are running high in the eastern Mediterranean and the French president believes that the situation requires temporary military presence in the area, which the Turkish leadership remains fiercely opposed to, the V4 news agency reports. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has also voiced his concerns...

Macedonia 02.04.20 | 22:00

Macedonia could pay a price for cooling its friendship with Turkey

There is still no official word, either from the Macedonian Government or from Turkey, in explanation to a comment made by European diplomatic chief Josep Borrell. Speaking about the sanctions imposed on the Turkish TPAO oil company, Borrell said that all EU member states will uphold them, but so will...

Balkans 06.03.20 | 10:17

Kathimerini calls on Greek Americans to support Joe Biden for President

Greek daily Kathimerini called on Greek Americans to support Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race. The paper welcomes the rise of the ageing Democratic candidate in the primaries against Socialist Bernie Sanders, and sees him as a more trustworthy ally on “Greek issues” than Donald Trump,...

Balkans 07.11.19 | 14:50

V4: Erdogan arrives in Budapest for a meeting with Viktor Orban

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the second major world leader to visit Budapest for meetings with Prime Minister Viktor Orban in only 8 days, after the visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdogan was welcomed by his counterpart, Hungarian President Janos Ader, and will meet Orban later...

World 25.10.19 | 22:40

V4: Orban calls on the EU to help Turkey provide for the return of migrants to Syria

Hungary’s interest is for Turkey to let migrants go to Syria and not Europe, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday. Regarding Brexit, Orban emphasized that the primary concern for Hungary’s government is to ensure that the interests of Hungarian employees are not harmed, the V4 news...

Macedonia 09.07.19 | 12:13

Pendarovski says Erdogan assured him Turkey will ratify NATO protocol soon

President Stevo Pendarovski assured Macedonians that Turkey will ratify Macedonia’s accession to NATO soon. Pendarovski’s office issued a press release following his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the regional summit in Sarajevo. President Erdogan said that our country has...

Balkans 25.03.19 | 10:58

Erdogan says he may convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the Hagia Sophia could be turned into a mosque again, after more than 80 years as a museum. That is not unlikely. We might even change its name to Ayasofya Mosque. That is not a strange proposal. As you know the mosque was converted to a museum in...

Macedonia 09.02.19 | 11:01

President Ivanov meets with President Erdogan in Istanbul

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov met with Turkish President Redzep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul. President Ivanov’s office said that the two leaders discussed the high level of bilateral cooperation between Macedonia and Turkey, and the current events in both countries such as the upcoming presidential...