Turkey should refrain from provocation in a gas dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Tuesday, adding Germany stood in solidarity with Cyprus and Greece as EU partners.
Turkish prosecutors have filed a second indictment against six Saudi suspects over the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s state news agency.
Shortly after reaching the Greek island of Lesbos, a group of Afghan refugees and migrants say their hopes for a new life in Europe were cut short when Greek authorities rounded them up, mistreated them, shoved them into life rafts and abandoned them at sea.
Flights from Tehran to Istanbul, Turkey, will restart as of October 4 after a six-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus outbreak, said a statement by the Public Relations Office of the Islamic Republic of Iran Airlines.
Turkey and Greece could soon resume talks over their contested Mediterranean claims but European Union leaders meeting this week will not help if they threaten sanctions, Turkey’s presidential spokesman said on Sunday.
Iran’s Ambassador to Ankara Mohammad Farazmand and Turkey’s Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoglu discussed ways to promote cooperation between the two neighbors in the sector of transportation.
Turkey pulled back its Oruc Reis seismic survey vessel from the Eastern Mediterranean to allow for diplomacy with Greece, but this not mean Turkish operations in the region are finished, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.