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Ankara warns to block NATO’s defence plan for the Baltic over Syria offensive
The ministers held talks on developments in Eastern Mediterranean, bilateral relations
Egypt denounces Ankara and Libya’s GNA’s maritime agreement
US national was deported, while plans to deport a German, Irish, French are underway
Over the last week, Turkish interior minister Suleyman Soylu has several times harshly criticized European countries for inaction, vowing to repatriate IS militants, even if their citizenship has been revoked.
Relationship between Europe and Turkey is love-hate, says Assad
According to Cyprus News Agency, the Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides said during the meeting that Turkey’s illegal measures in Cyprus’ EEZ in the Mediterranean Sea, violates the sovereign rights of his country and the international law.
Under the Sochi deal, Turkish and Russian joint patrols had been set to begin on Tuesday at a depth of 10 km. However, Erdogan told parliament in a televised speech, that the joint will work on the ground on Friday.
The Russian warplanes have also resumed their bombardment on the de-escalation zone, carrying out several raids in the southern countryside of Idlib, the observatory added. There was no information about the casualties.
Russia to cooperate with Turkey to remove Kurdish from borders
Al Assad is ready to support any popular resistance against Turkish invasion
On Thursday, Erdogan has agreed to start a truce in northeast Syria after a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence. The truce imposes a five-day ceasefire in Northeast Syria to allow Kurdish fighters to withdraw.
The source said all Egypt’s imports from Turkey will be fully exempted from customs by the beginning of 2020, explaining that only a supreme sovereign body can suspend or cancel such agreements.
Erdoğan announced that he will never declare a truce in north-eastern Syria, will re-evaluate upcoming US visit
Syrian government troops enter north-eastern Syria under deal with Kurds
‘Withdrawing support from SDF is a small price to pay for getting Turkey to relieve Trump of Syria burden,” says Fellow
Upon the agreement, the Kurdish forces would surrender the border towns of Manbij and Kobane to the Syrian army in a deal brokered by Russia. However, some unconfirmed reports said that the deal between the Kurdish and the regime would be extended to apply to the whole of north-east Syria.
Pro-Kurdish protests in Europe demand a stop to Turkish offensive
Arab League demands immediate halt of Turkish aggression in North Syria
Egypt meets SDC delegation in Cairo on “Turkey offensive” into northern Syria
Turkey strikes Syrian-Iraqi border, cutting off Kurdish route to reinforce
Withdrawing US troops could pave the way for IS to surge, says France
Turkey’s drilling in our regional waters is illegal and violates international laws, says Cypriot President
The latest developments came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan telephoned his US counterpart Donald Trump to discuss the “safe zone” planned to be established east of the Euphrates River in Syria, as well as a number of bilateral issues.
On Thursday, Cyprus has strongly condemned the illegality of Turkey’s new attempt to conduct drilling operations in the south-west of the island
They gathered in Kadikoy neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul, repeating chants, like “Stop the murder of women!”, “Stop male violence!”, and “Do not ignore violence! Do something!”. They highlighted various harsh stories of women who have been recently murdered across the country.
Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets had tracked down the drone after it repeatedly violated Turkish airspace, but which country the drone belonged to could not be immediately determined, said the ministry in a written statement.
Rewriting Syria’s Constitution part of political solution, says Putin
Edrogan stresses personal relations with Trump can end tensions over recent Russian S-400 deal
Syria condemned manoeuvres saying joint patrols are “flagrant violation” of Syrian sovereignty