The head of the Erzurum Economic and Entrepreneur Association Ibrahim Gozutuk said on Wednesday that Turkish traders are enthusiastic to take advantage of the economic capacities of the Maku Free Trade Zone, adding that facilitating trade will help boost foreign investment in the free trade zone.
Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Hussam Eddin Ala, says Turkey has been providing various types of munitions to foreign-sponsored terrorist groups operating in the country’s militant-held northwestern province of Idlib, and reneging on its commitments under the Sochi agreement.
The governor of the Central Bank of Iran announced on Monday that bilateral talks between the presidents of Iran and Turkey focused on how to expand economic and trade relations, especially Iran-Turkey banking relations.
Turkey's Defense Ministry says the delivery of the second battery of the advanced Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems has been completed, and that the systems would become operational in April 2020.
Iranian and Turkish banks are working on a plan to establish a financial channel between the two countries based on national currencies, in a bid to evade US sanctions against Tehran, Secretary of the Joint Iran-Turkey Economic Commission Bahman Hosseinpour said.
Turkey has ordered the arrest of 223 serving military personnel across the country and in the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus over suspected links to a network Ankara accuses of organizing an attempted coup in 2016, state media said on Saturday.
Iran’s Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Farazmand and the Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan held talks on a range of issues, including ways to boost bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara and Washington do not see eye to eye regarding a planned “safe zone” in northern Syria, where an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militants opposed by Turkey enjoy the United States’ support in their alleged fight against terrorism.
The United States and Turkey have begun joint patrols as part of a plan to create a “safe zone” in the Arab country’s northeast aimed at decreasing Ankara’s tensions with Washington-backed Kurdish militants there.