Tag: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Balkans 12.11.19 | 11:59

Erdogan threatens to release ISIS prisoners back to Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday issued a chilling threat to Europe over looming sanctions over Ankara’s unauthorized drilling in the Mediterranean: penalize us and we’ll release ISIS prisoners back to European countries. “You should revise your stance toward...

World 08.11.19 | 10:57

Orban: We are safe as long as Erdogan is in power

Turkey plays a key role in stopping millions of migrants en route to Hungary and Europe, though the Hungarian opposition cannot or will not understand it. Any attempt to oust Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would be in the interest of “migration forces”, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor...

World 26.06.19 | 17:12

Turkey’s leader vows to heed ‘messages’ of Istanbul election

In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to draw lessons and make adjustments in line with “the messages given by the people,” AP reported. Addressing legislators from his ruling party...

Balkans 04.05.19 | 21:59

Erdogan signals he backs re-run of contested Istanbul vote

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Saturday he backs a re-run of mayoral elections in Istanbul which resulted in a narrow victory for the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for the first time in 25 years, Reuters reports. Erdogan’s ruling AK Party (AKP), which also lost control...

Balkans 21.01.19 | 10:25

Turkey is ready to take over security in Syria’s Manbij, Erdogan tells Trump

Turkey is ready to take over security in Syria’s Manbij without delay, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call on Sunday, the Turkish presidency said. Erdogan said an attack that left four U.S. personnel dead last week in Manbij was an act of provocation...

World 09.01.19 | 13:13

Balkans Erdogan to visit Russia in near future — Kremlin

Preparations are underway for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Russia, which is expected to take place in the near future, but no dates have been set yet, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. “We are making preparations for such a visit that will take place...

Balkans 02.01.19 | 13:16

Erdogan named “the most distinguished world leader of 2018: poll

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was named “the most distinguished world leader of 2018” on Monday in a poll conducted by the Rassd News Network. The online survey was organized by the pro-Muslim Brotherhood news network, which was established in Egypt after the Jan. 25, 2011 popular...