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Erdogan · Ankara

Turkey demands 'concrete steps' to back Nordics' NATO bids

53% Center coverage: 42 sources
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO will do "what we always do" Finland's foreign minister says a delegation from his country and Sweden will travel to Turkey. Turkey is objecting to Sweden's and Finland's historic bid to join the military alliance.See the Story
Europe · Ankara

Turkey says normalisation of Israel ties will help resolve Palestinian conflict

44% Right coverage: 16 sources
Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke in Jerusalem as part of the first visit by a senior Turkish official to Israel in 15 years. The trip comes as Israel and Turkey have worked to reset their relations after years of strained ties. The countries withdrew their ambassadors in 2010 after Israeli forces stormed a Gaza-bound flotilla carrying humanitarian aid.See the Story
Europe · Ankara

Turkey in talks with Russia, Ukraine over grain-export corridor

Coverage: 9 sources
An undisclosed senior Turkish official told Reuters that the negotiations were ongoing to export grain from Ukraine. Russia blocks over 20 million tons in Ukraine’s Black Sea port, using it to blackmail the West to lift sanctions, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said earlier.See the Story
Erdogan · Paris

Macron urges Turkey to respect ‘sovereign choice’ of Finland, Sweden on NATO

Coverage: 9 sources
French President Emmanuel Macron asked his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday to "respect the sovereign choice" of Finland and Sweden to join NATO. He was hoping to avoid Ankara vetoing their requests to join the trans-Atlantic defence pact. Turkey warned Wednesday that the NATO accession process for Sweden and Finland would not move forward unless they addressed Ankara's security concerns.See the Story
Erdogan · Ankara

What Turkey's Erdogan could gain in NATO debate

56% Center coverage: 9 sources
Turkey is pushing for long-sought demands that Sweden crack down on entities that Ankara says are linked to the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK. Turkey is seeking the extradition of wanted terror suspects from Finland and Sweden. Turkey has carried out three major incursions into Syria since 2016 that have strained its relations with the United States.See the Story
Europe · Ankara

Turkey's talks with Sweden, Finland made little progress on NATO concerns, sources close to talks say

43% Right coverage: 7 sources
Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO last week to boost their security. Turkey challenged the move saying the Nordic countries harbour people linked to what it calls terrorist groups. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country expects Sweden and Finland to take concrete action and halt such support.See the Story
Ankara · Ankara

Discount of 'unfair repulsion' to the suspect who stabbed his housemate in Ankara! 18 years in prison

Erkan Murat, the suspect who murders his housemate in Ankara with 4 knife strikes, was given an unfair drive discount and sentenced to 18 years in prison. The brother of the person who fell victim to murder stated that the punishment did not satisfy “This has hope of dating every day, there is hope of escaping from prison there is hope of coming out of forgiveness there is a hope every day.See the Story
NATO · Ankara

Reuters: Little progress has been made in NATO talks in Turkey

Notable progress was made in the weekday talks in Ankara on Sweden and Finland's application for NATO membership, according to two senior officials who told Reuters. date has not been determined.See the Story
Europe · Ankara

Turkish foreign minister says Ankara, Abu Dhabi enter 'new era' of ties

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
'War in Ukraine shows once again that we need solidarity, unity more than ever,' says Mevlut Cavusoglu - Anadolu AgencySee the Story

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