Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador said he sees no reason to continue humanitarian aid deliveries from Turkey to militant-held northwest Syria, accusing the West and the United Nations of insufficient efforts to deliver aid from Damascus and failing to finance “early recovery projects” to improve life for millions of Syrians.
A number of joint tourism plans were devised between Iran’s northwestern province of East Azarbaijan and Turkey, said Ahmad Hamzehzadeh, director general of the provincial Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said his country did not have a “positive opinion” on Finland and Sweden joining NATO and accused Scandinavian countries of harbouring outlawed Kurdish militants.
The head of Iran-Turkey Commerce Chamber said that Iran’s exports to the country saw a 141% growth to reach to $6.1 billion in the last Iranian year (March 2021-March 2022) although much bigger numbers have been experienced in the years before.
Russia has complained to Turkey over its sale of Bayraktar TB2 armed drones to Ukraine, a high level Turkish bureaucrat said on Friday, but added the sales were by a private Turkish company and not a state-to-state deal.
A Turkish court decided to transfer the trial of 26 Saudis accused in the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, raising fears that those responsible for the death of The Washington Post columnist won’t be brought to justice for a crime that drew international outrage.
Turkey and Armenia agreed to press ahead with efforts to establish diplomatic relations “without conditions” and continue the normalization efforts that could lead to the reopening of their shared borders for trade, their foreign ministers said Saturday.