Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a visit to EU member Hungary repeated his threat Thursday to "open the gates" for millions of refugees eager to flee to Europe unless more international support was provided.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the United States is not fulfilling its pledge to remove Kurdish militants from a Syrian border region and that he would raise the issue when he meets US President Donald Trump next week.
Turkey has vowed to “clear” Kurdish “terrorists” from the so-called safe zone single-handedly in its border area with northeastern Syria if they do not withdraw by the end of a deadline agreed with Russia this week, days after Ankara launched a cross-border offensive into the Arab country.
President Recep Tayyip Ergogan says Turkey will use its right to crush Kurdish militants from the People's Protection Units (YPG) if they do not withdraw from a so-called "safe zone" in northern Syria under a truce agreement with Russia to run joint patrols around the area.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday described the defeat of terrorists who’d holed up in Idlib as the key to ending the eight-year war gripping the country as he visited troops deployed to the frontlines of al-Habit town in the northwestern province.
The Syrian government has strongly condemned the ongoing ground offensive by Turkish soldiers and allied Takfiri militants against Kurdish forces in the northern part of the war-battered Arab country, saying the military operation has its roots in the "expansionist ambitions and illusions" of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's administration.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he would not meet with US Vice President Mike Pence and State Secretary Mike Pompeo during their visit to Ankara to discuss a ground offensive by his country’s military forces and allied militants against Kurdish forces in the northern part of Syria.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey’s patience with the United States over the creation of a so-called safe zone in the northeastern part of Syria by the end of the current month is running out, indicating that Ankara would launch an imminent cross-border offensive to push back militants from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) from border areas.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized double standards regarding atomic activities of the United Nations members, saying nuclear power should either be free for all states or banned completely.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said illegal presence of the United States in Syria poses a major threat to territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Arab country, calling for rapid withdrawal of all US forces from Syria.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he will discuss buying US Patriot missiles with President Donald Trump this month, saying his personal bond with the US leader could overcome a crisis caused by Ankara buying Russian air defense systems.