• Uruguay to open an embassy in Turkey, hopes to sign trade agreement

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Foreign Minister of Uruguay, Francisco Bustillo, announced on Tuesday, August 24, during his official visit to Turkey, the forthcoming opening of an embassy in Ankara, and expressed his confidence that both countries can move towards a free trade agreement which, he said, would be ...

  • British minister denies claims of establishing refugee hubs in Turkey

    British Secretary of Defense Ben Wallace has denied reports by the British media that there are plans of establishing “processing hubs” hubs in Turkey for Afghans fleeing from the Taliban, while Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu criticized the Turkish opposition for giving credit to speculation and attacking the government.

  • The Palestinian cause no longer binds the Arab world

    IN THE FIRST years after Israel’s founding, David Ben-Gurion promoted an “alliance of the periphery”. The father of modern Israel saw the Arab world as implacably hostile. So he sought ties with non-Arab states, chiefly Turkey and Iran, which both established diplomatic relations with Israel in 1950 (the first Muslim-majority ...