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Turkish FM says KRG referendum 'big mistake'

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 14:09
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, speaking to Al-Monitor during his visit to New York for this week’s UN General Assembly session, addressed his country’s stance on the upcoming independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, EU-Turkey ties, Ankara’s ...

Turkish and KRG foreign ministers meet in New York

Waar Media - 2017-09-18 18:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his KRG counterpart Falah Mustafa are in meeting in New York one week before the Kurdistan vote on independence. The two ministers are in New York for the UN General Assembly. While Turkish offici ...

Turkey Urges Iraqi Kurds to Abandon Independence Vote

The Kurdish Project - 2017-08-24 22:37
The following article was originally published in Al Jazeera English. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged Iraqi Kurds to cancel an independence referendum planned for next month. Speaking to reporters in Baghdad on Wednesday, Cavusoglu ca ...

Iraqi Kurds independence vote is wrong: Turkish FM

KurdPress - 2017-08-24 11:12
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, August 23, he would tell Kurdish officials later in the day their decision to hold an independence referendum was wrong and that Ankara expects it to cancel the vote. ...

Turkey Supports Continued Talks Between Erbil, Baghdad: FM

BAS News - 2017-08-23 11:44
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday that the Kurdistan Region has the right to seek its rights from the central government in Baghdad, and that Ankara supports the current talks between the sides. During a press conference ...

Turkish Foreign Minister Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-08-23 09:58
He is scheduled to visit Erbil as well ERBIL — The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday on an announced visit to discuss the issues on the agenda of the Turkey-Iraq relations. The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs a ...

Turkish Foreign Minister to Visit Baghdad and Erbil

BAS News - 2017-08-22 11:05
ERBIL — The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit Baghdad and Erbil on Wednesday, August 23, to discuss the issues on the agenda on the Turkey-Iraq relations. “Foreign Minister will visit Iraq on August 23, 2017 to discuss the issues that ...

German troops at Incirlik, Turkey ‘ready for a transfer’

Waar Media - 2017-06-06 11:33
WAAR-DUHOK: On Monday, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (right in photo) said Turkey would continue to block a delegation of German lawmakers from visiting troops stationed at the strategic Incirlik air base. “At the moment, a visit to the NATO base in ...

Turkish foreign minister warns US arming of Syrian Kurds poses threat

Waar Media - 2017-05-11 16:21
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned on Wednesday that arming the People’s Protection Units (YPG) Syrian Kurdish forces was no different to arming the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) group fighting in Turkey. Cavusoglu’s remarks ca ...

YPG Hindered US Aerial Support for Turkish Operation in Syria: FM

BAS News - 2017-04-24 21:47
SOFIA — Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) has called on the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) to stop supporting the Turkish army, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. Cavusoglu spoke to reporters about Turkey's p ...

US, Russia Competing over YPG: Turkish FM

BAS News - 2017-04-10 00:23
SOFIA — The United States (US) and Russia are competing over the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), said Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Sunday. According to the Turkish Foreign Minister, both the US and Russia are "competing f ...

Turkish FM: We will fight PKK wherever it is, including Sinjar

Waar Media - 2017-04-02 14:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Speaking at a meeting in western city Izmir, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has reiterated his country’s resolve in fighting the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). “The PKK is a terrorist organisation that is targeting Turkey. And we ...

Lavrov, Cavusoglu discuss preparations for Syria meeting in Astana

Waar Media - 2017-03-13 14:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian and Turkish Foreign Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, discussed over the phone on Monday preparations for a meeting on Syria in Astana and the implementation of the ceasefire agreements, the Russian Foreign Ministry repor ...

Turkey to hit Syrian Kurdish forces in Manbij if they stay: FM

E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
Russia’s potential support for Syrian Kurds may be headache for Turkey ANKARA,— Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday Turkey would strike against U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG militia in the Syrian town of Manbij if they did not leave. Cav ...

Turkey will strike YPG unless it leaves Manbij: FM

KurdPress - 2017-03-03 13:10
Turkey will strike the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), the military wing of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), if they do not withdraw from Manbij in northern Syria, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated on March 2, Hurriyet dail ...

Turkey will Attack YPG Unless it Withdraws from Manbij: FM

BAS News - 2017-03-02 21:46
ERBIL — Turkey will conduct military offensives against the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Manbij, northern Syria, if they reject to withdraw, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. He told reporters on Thursday that Ankara an ...

Iran summons Turkish envoy over president, PM remarks

KurdPress - 2017-02-21 08:51
Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned Turkey’s ambassador to Tehran demanding an explanation for recent provocative comments made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Bahrain and Germany. ...

Turkey Calls on US to Send Special Forces to Syria

BAS News - 2017-02-19 22:05
Ankara demands US to stop supporting Syrian Kurdish forces LEEDS — Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu proposed on Sunday that the US should send its own Special Forces to Northern Syria to support the moderate opposition forces fighting against t ...

Russian, Turkish FMs discuss Syria during phone conversation

KurdPress - 2017-02-11 10:16
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed during a phone conversation on Thursday the situation in Syria, the Turkish NTV broadcaster quoted a diplomatic source as saying. ...

Turkey, US take Syrian Kurdish battle to Twittersphere / Amberin Zaman

KurdPress - 2017-01-13 21:44
In a blistering Jan. 11 editorial in the Washington Post, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu didn’t mince words: “Turkey has been expected to endure the morally bankrupt cooperation between our strategic ally and the YPG/PYD. As the PKK is ever em ...

Turkish FM condoles death of Ayatollah Rafsanjani

KurdPress - 2017-01-10 18:04
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in a message on Sunday on his Twitter page extended his condolences on the demise of late Chairman of the State Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. ...

Turkey says nightclub attacker identified

Waar Media - 2017-01-04 18:05
Waar, Duhok: Turkish police have identified the gunman who carried out the Istanbul nightclub attack on New Year’s Eve, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkish foreign minister said, by he stopped short of naming him. Cavusoglu gave no further details about the attack ...

Istanbul Nightclub Attacker Identified: Turkish FM

BAS News - 2017-01-04 17:05
MOSCOW — The Head of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the "terrorist" who attacked the nightclub in Istanbul was identified, reports Ria Novosti agency. Earlier, it was claimed that the assailant's name was Yahya M ...

Identity of Istanbul nightclub attacker established: foreign minister

Reuters - 2017-01-04 08:54
ANKARA (Reuters) - The identity of the gunman who killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been established, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a televised interview with the state-run Anadolu news agency on Wedn ...

Turkey says Syrian Kurdish YPG should not be involved in peace talks

E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
ANKARA,— Turkey would welcome the United States at Syrian peace talks planned in Astana, Kazakhstan, but the Kurdish YPG militia of Syrian Kurdistan should not be involved, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday. “From the start, we have ...

YPG should not be involved in Syria talks: Turkish FM

KurdPress - 2016-12-31 03:19
Turkey would welcome the United States at Syrian peace talks planned in Astana, Kazakhstan, but the Syrian Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) militia should not be involved, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday. ...

Unimportant to say 'Assad must go:' Turkey FM

Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-25 21:08
Turkey's Foreign Affairs Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu along with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov lay flowers in Moscow in memory of the assassinated Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, Dec. 20, 2016. (Photo: AFP) ...

Rusia redoblará su plan militar en Siria tras la muerte de su embajador

Larazon - 2016-12-23 02:21
Con la muerte del embajador ruso en Ankara en la mente de todos, los ministros de Exteriores de Rusia, Turquía e Irán, Sergei Lavrov, Mevlut Cavusoglu y Mohamad Yavad Zarif, celebraron ayer un encuentro en Moscú en el que intercambiaron posturas sobre el ...

Iranian FM meets Turkish counterpart, intelligence chief

KurdPress - 2016-12-01 03:28
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday received Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu and Hakan Fidan Head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization and discussed ties with the two officials. ...

Iranian FM meets Turkish counterpart, intelligence chief

KurdPress - 2016-11-27 10:22
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday received Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu and Hakan Fidan Head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization and discussed ties with the two officials. ...

‘Turkey won’t allow PKK turn Sinjar to another Qandil’

Waar Media - 2016-11-09 21:00
Waar, Duhok: Turkey has warned that it will not allow the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to secure a base in the town of Sinjar in Kurdistan Region. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday his country would not stand by while the PKK expanded their ...

Turkish foreign minister says Germany supporting militant groups

Reuters - 2016-11-08 12:13
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Berlin on Tuesday of allowing the Kurdish militant PKK and far-leftist DHKP-C, both of which have carried out armed attacks in Turkey, to operate on German soil with impunity. ...

Turkey welcomes Iran’s bid to mediate between Ankara and Baghdad

KurdPress - 2016-11-06 05:04
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated on Wednesday that Ankara welcomes positive steps taken by Iran to arbitrate the deteriorating relationship between his country and Baghdad which has erupted over the presence of Turkish troops in Iraq. ...

Turkey welcomes Iran’s bid to mediate between Ankara and Baghdad

KurdPress - 2016-11-03 13:59
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated on Wednesday that Ankara welcomes positive steps taken by Iran to arbitrate the deteriorating relationship between his country and Baghdad which has erupted over the presence of Turkish troops in Iraq. ...

Iraq PM ‘weak’, Turkey’s foreign minister says

E-Kurd - 2016-11-03 03:04
ANKARA,— Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of weakness as tensions rose Wednesday after Ankara deployed tanks and artillery near Iraq. Abadi had warned Ankara not to provoke a confrontation and said any ...

Iraqi delegation heading to Turkey: FM

KurdPress - 2016-10-20 08:01
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said an Iraqi delegation will visit Turkey by the end of the week, probably on Oct. 20, stressing that both Ankara and Baghdad are willing to solve the political dispute between them through “dialogue.” ...

Iraqi delegation heading to Turkey: FM

KurdPress - 2016-10-19 08:25
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said an Iraqi delegation will visit Turkey by the end of the week, probably on Oct. 20, stressing that both Ankara and Baghdad are willing to solve the political dispute between them through “dialogue.” ...

PKK occupied Sulaymaniyah, Shingal: Turkey

Waar Media - 2016-10-12 14:20
Waar, Duhok: Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have occupied the cities of Sulaymaniyah and Shingal in addition to the mountains of Kurdistan Region, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned Tuesday. Cavusoglu warned that the US would be supporting t ...

Zarif is in Ankara to discuss regional issues

KurdPress - 2016-10-05 14:43
Iran’s FM has arrived in the Turkish capital to hold talks with counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on bilateral, regional and international issues. ...

Cooperation with YPG in Raqqa risks Syria’s future: Turkish FM

KurdPress - 2016-10-05 14:43
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has claimed that cooperating with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any potential operation against the Islamic State (Daesh) in Syria’s Raqqa would mean “putting Syria’s future at risk,” said ...

Zarif is in Ankara to discuss regional issues

KurdPress - 2016-09-28 13:27
Iran’s FM has arrived in the Turkish capital to hold talks with counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on bilateral, regional and international issues. ...

Cooperation with YPG in Raqqa risks Syria’s future: Turkish FM

KurdPress - 2016-09-28 13:27
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has claimed that cooperating with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any potential operation against the Islamic State (Daesh) in Syria’s Raqqa would mean “putting Syria’s future at risk,” said ...

US ambassador is not a governor of Turkey: FM

KurdPress - 2016-09-18 16:02
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed the recent statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, saying the U.S. ambassador in Turkey “is not a governor.” ...

US ambassador is not a governor of Turkey: FM

KurdPress - 2016-09-14 10:37
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed the recent statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, saying the U.S. ambassador in Turkey “is not a governor.” ...

Turkish FM makes surprise visit to Iran

KurdPress - 2016-08-20 11:32
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu made a surprise visit to Iran on Aug. 18, while en route to India for a scheduled official visit, private broadcaster CNNTurk reported on Aug. 19. ...

Turkish FM makes surprise visit to Iran

KurdPress - 2016-08-19 19:28
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu made a surprise visit to Iran on Aug. 18, while en route to India for a scheduled official visit, private broadcaster CNNTurk reported on Aug. 19. ...

Give us EU visa freedom in October or abandon migrant deal, Turkey says

Waar Media - 2016-08-15 21:32
The European Union should grant Turks visa-free travel in October or the migrant deal that involves Turkey stemming the flow of illegal migrants to the bloc should be put aside, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a German newspaper. Asked whether hund ...

Tirkîye Dibêje 32 Dîplomat Hin Venegerîne Welêt

Dengê Amerîka - 2016-08-12 16:58
Wezîrê Derve yê Tirkîyê Mevlut Cavusoglu li Enqerê got ku ji 208 dîplomatên ku ji Tirkîyê re hatine bang kirin, 32 kes hîn venegerîne û ti agahî li ser şûna wan tuneye ...

Mevlut Cavusoglu: Turkey, Russia has similar views on Syria ceasefire

Waar Media - 2016-08-10 18:34
Turkey and Russia have similar views on the need for a ceasefire in Syria, the provision of humanitarian aid, and a political solution to end the crisis, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told the state-run Anadolu agency on Wednesday. Russian Pre ...

Turkey, Russia have similar views on Syria ceasefire: Turkish minister

Reuters - 2016-08-10 11:53
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Russia have similar views on the need for a ceasefire in Syria, the provision of humanitarian aid, and a political solution to end the crisis, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told the state-run Anadolu agency on Wed ...

A secret Turkish-US military deal on Syria and Kurds? / Murat Yetkin

Kurd Press - 2016-07-09 21:46
The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on June 6 that Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu had not said Turkey had signed a secret deal with the U.S. government, as was reported by French newspaper Le Monde, over ongoing operations against the Islamic State of I ...

Turkish-Russian FMs met in Russia

Kurd Press - 2016-07-05 12:18
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in the Russian resort of Sochi at an economic meeting on July 1 in the first face-to-face meeting between the two in seven months after bilateral relations were badly hit whe ...

Turkish FM denies he suggested Russian jets could use Incirlik

Kurd Press - 2016-07-05 12:18
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu denied on July 4 he had suggested that Turkey could open up its Incirlik Air Base to Russia, adding that Ankara was open to cooperating with Moscow in the fight against Islamic State (IS), Hurriyet daily reported ...

Turkish FM to visit Russia

Kurd Press - 2016-06-29 14:12
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is to make a visit to Russia and attend in a regional summit in Sochi upon the invitation of the Russian government, Hurriyet daily said. ...

Turkey blames US soldiers with YPG insignias

Kurd Press - 2016-06-08 00:37
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has strongly blamed photos of U.S. special operations forces wearing Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unit (YPG) insignia on their shoulders during an assault on Syria’s Raqqa. ...

Visas : le ton monte entre l’UE et la Turquie

Rojbas - 2016-06-04 00:03
“Nous ne vous menaçons pas, mais…” Le dialogue est mal engagé. Devant un petit groupe de journalistes, le ministre des Affaires Étrangères Mevlut Cavusoglu a expliqué lundi 30 mai qu’il pourrait prendre des mesures administratives pour bloquer l’accord su ...

Turkey claims cooperating with Washington against ISIS mercenaries

Hawar News - 2016-05-31 00:45
NEWS DESK– Turkey claims that it could carry out special co-operations with the US against those it prejudiced calling ISIS mercenaries in north Aleppo. Mevlut Cavusoglu the Turkish Exterior Minister claimed that his country proposed to the US conducting ...
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