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PM repeats Turkey’s opposition to Kurdistan Region referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-06 12:40
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has reiterated Turkey’s strong opposition against the Iraqi Kurdish autonomous government’s bid to hold an independence referendum late September, describing the move as a “grave mistake.” ...

Turkish PM: Kurdistan Referendum Will Not Incite War in the Region

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
ERBIL —Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday disapproved of the claims that the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region will incite a new war in the region. Some opposition party leaders and nationalists in Turkey alleged the vote will ...

Turkish PM: Turkey, Russia, Iran working on lasting truce in Syria

Waar Media - 2017-08-20 17:50
WAAR-DUHOK; Turkey, Russia and Iran are cooperating to establish lasting truce in Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday before leaving for Singapore. “We work together to ensure the ceasefire in Syria. We have a goal to make a last ...

Have it your way, Turkish PM tells Germany

KurdPress - 2017-06-07 08:26
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said the German government can “remove its troops however it wants” and the decision has “nothing to do with Turkey” and noted that German soldiers’ probable leaving of the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey wo ...

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after US decision to arm Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 04:52
LONDON,— Pentagon chief Jim Mattis met Thursday with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in London, the most-high profile meeting between American and Turkish officials since the US announced it would arm Kurdish fighters in Syrian Kurdistan. In a bri ...

U.S. told Turkey Syrian Kurdish YPG would not stay on in Raqqa: PM

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 04:52
LONDON— The United States has told Turkey the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia would not remain in the region after an operation on Syria’s Raqqa, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday. Speaking to reporters in London where he is on an official ...

Turkish PM vows “cross-border operations” if US assurance not given

KurdPress - 2017-05-17 10:27
Turkey will not hesitate to launch cross-border military operations against “terror organization” if necessary assurances are not given by the U.S., Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said ahead of a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

YPG militia will not stay on in Raqqa: PM

KurdPress - 2017-05-13 13:13
The United States has told Turkey that the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) will not remain in the region after the operation to take Syria’s Raqqa from the Islamic State (IS), Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on May 12. ...

Mattis tells Turkey's PM: U.S. committed to your security

Reuters - 2017-05-11 13:59
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in London on Thursday that Washington was committed to protecting its NATO ally, his spokeswoman said, as Turkey fumes over a U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fig ...

PKK a threat to both Turkish and Kurdish citizens: Turkish PM

KurdPress - 2017-04-13 09:01
The outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) threatens both Turkish and Kurdish people, Turkey Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said, while accusing pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) of failing to represent the interest of the Turkish nation. ...

Turkey ends ‘Euphrates Shield’ operation in northern Syria: PM

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
ANKARA,— Turkey has ended the “Euphrates Shield” military operation it launched in Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) last August, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday, but suggested there might be more cross-border campaigns to come. On Augus ...

Turkish PM receives US secretary of state

Waar Media - 2017-03-30 12:49
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in the capital Ankara to discuss regional issues on Thursday, according to a source at the Prime Ministry. Yildirim and Tillerson spoke about ongoing effor ...

Turkish PM blames CHP for Dersim massacre

KurdPress - 2017-03-25 03:19
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has stated that Alevis, Sunnis, Kurds and Turks are brothers in Turkey, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Iraq won’t accept PKK to use Iraqi soil to attack Turkey: Abadi

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he will not permit an attack by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) against Turkey to be launched from Iraqi territory, speaking in a phone conversation with Turkish PM Binali Yildirim on Tuesday. “The I ...

Turkey to allow family of Syrian pilot who crashed to visit him: PM

Reuters - 2017-03-06 19:34
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will allow the family of a Syrian air force pilot whose warplane crashed on Turkish territory to visit him at the hospital where he is being treated, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told A Haber broadcaster on Monday. ...

Turkish PM Says Syrian MIG-23 Warplane Fell on Syria-Turkey Border

Waar Media - 2017-03-04 23:51
WAAR-DUHOK: A Mig-23 fighter jet of the Syrian Air Force crashed on Saturday in the area bordering Turkey, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on the HaberTurk TV channel. “The plane is supposed to be a Mig-23 of the Syrian air force,” he said. “The pilo ...

Massoud Barzani meets with Turkish PM Binali Yildirim in Ankara

E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
ANKARA,— Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s economic and energy ties were at the center of the meeting between Massoud Barzani and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim at Chankaya Palace in Ankara on Monday, as part of Barzani’s trip to neighboring Tu ...

Turkey PM says Ankara respects Iraq’s territorial integrity

E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
ANKARA,— Turkey’s prime minister Tuesday stressed that Ankara respects Iraq’s territorial integrity as well as its constitution. At the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s parliamentary group meeting, Binali Yildirim underlined how the Iraqi Kurd ...

Barzani Meets with Turkish PM Binali Yildirim in Ankara

BAS News - 2017-02-27 15:16
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met on Monday with the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Chankaya Palace in Ankara. The leaders discussed key topics such as energy, bilateral economic relations, military operations against the I ...

Massoud Barzani, Turkish PM meet in Munich

KurdPress - 2017-02-20 10:15
Kurdistan Region Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met in Munich on Feb. 19 on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. ...

Barzani and Turkish PM Meet in Munich

BAS News - 2017-02-19 16:16
Barzani also met with Brett McGurk MUNICH — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Binali Yildirim, the Turkish Prime Minister, met on Sunday in Germany and spoke of a range of pressing issues in the Mideast. The Kurdish delegation led by Barzani ...

First four basic articles of constitution will not change: Turkish PM

KurdPress - 2017-01-16 11:46
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has ruled out any possible change to the Turkish constitution’s first four articles, following a recent controversial remark by a Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy on the issue, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Turkish PM Binali Yildirim arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil ahead of his scheduled meetings on Monday with top Kurdish officials, where he is expected to address a wide range of bilateral ...

Turkey PM urges unity among Iraqi Turkmens

Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-09 00:57
Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met with prominent Iraqi Turkmen leaders and politicians in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 07, 2016. (Photo: Turkey Prime Ministry) ...

Turkish PM arrives in Erbil

KurdPress - 2017-01-08 09:01
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim arrived in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan Region, late on Saturday, January 7, and was welcomed upon his arrival by his Kurdish counterpart Nechirvan Barzani. ...

Turkish PM to visit Iraq today

KurdPress - 2017-01-07 09:24
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is planned to make an official visit to Iraq today, January 7, to met officials in Baghdad. ...

Erbil and Ankara to establish safe haven in northern Iraq: Turkish PM

KurdPress - 2016-11-06 05:04
Turkey and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) will establish a safe haven in northern Iraq to secure the region and contain possible refugee influx, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said in a television interview on late Oct. 23, Hurriyet daily news rep ...

Turkey’s PM says Turkish army backing Kurdish forces around Mosul

E-Kurd - 2016-10-24 11:41
ANKARA,— Turkish troops are supporting Iraqi Kurdish forces involved in the Mosul offensive, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Sunday. An attack by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters on the Islamic State-held town of Bashiqa was backed by Turkish artillery and ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – October 24, 2016

E-Kurd - 2016-10-24 08:29
Latest news every 30 min Turkey’s PM says artillery fire helped Iraqi Kurdish forces in Mosul fight Ankara: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday Turkish artillery provided shelling for Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces near Bashiqa, where Ku ...

Erbil and Ankara to establish safe haven in northern Iraq: Turkish PM

KurdPress - 2016-10-23 14:32
Turkey and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) will establish a safe haven in northern Iraq to secure the region and contain possible refugee influx, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said in a television interview on late Oct. 23, Hurriyet daily news rep ...

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim criticizes ‘provocative’ Iraqi leadership

E-Kurd - 2016-10-22 13:25
ANKARA,— Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Saturday criticized Iraq’s leadership, saying it was “being provocative” with recent comments and said Ankara will continue to have a presence in Iraq. Turkey has been locked in a row with Iraq’s central ...

There is no Kurdish problem in Turkey: PM

KurdPress - 2016-10-05 14:43
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has denied that Turkey has a “Kurdish problem,” saying there is instead only an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) “terror problem” in the country’s eastern and southeastern provinces. ...

There is no Kurdish problem in Turkey: PM

KurdPress - 2016-10-04 07:52
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has denied that Turkey has a “Kurdish problem,” saying there is instead only an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) “terror problem” in the country’s eastern and southeastern provinces. ...

Fear not a solution to terrorism: Turkish PM

KurdPress - 2016-09-22 09:56
Fear is not the correct response to terrorism, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sept. 20 while addressing the 26th Universal Postal Congress in Istanbul, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Fear not a solution to terrorism: Turkish PM

KurdPress - 2016-09-21 13:16
Fear is not the correct response to terrorism, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sept. 20 while addressing the 26th Universal Postal Congress in Istanbul, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Turkey will never allow artificial state in northern Syria: PM

KurdPress - 2016-09-07 19:36
Turkey will never allow the formation of an "artificial state" in northern Syria, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday, September 4, referring to the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters whose advance Ankara is now aiming to stop, Reuters reported. ...

Turkey will never allow artificial state in northern Syria: PM

KurdPress - 2016-09-05 21:10
Turkey will never allow the formation of an "artificial state" in northern Syria, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday, September 4, referring to the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters whose advance Ankara is now aiming to stop, Reuters reported. ...

Turkey won’t resume peace talks with PKK: PM

Waar Media - 2016-09-03 13:47
Waar, Duhok: Turkey will not resume peace talks with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said in response to call for resuming talks with the PKK. During a meeting to evaluate the work of his cabinet during first 100 ...

Turkish PM vows ‘all-out war’ against PKK

KurdPress - 2016-08-27 16:05
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has declared an “all-out war” against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) after the party claimed at least the bombing in Cizre district of the southeastern province of Sirnak on Aug. 26. ...

Turkish PM vows ‘all-out war’ against PKK

KurdPress - 2016-08-27 11:42
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has declared an “all-out war” against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) after the party claimed at least the bombing in Cizre district of the southeastern province of Sirnak on Aug. 26. ...

HDP should distance itself from PKK: Turkish PM

KurdPress - 2016-08-24 00:35
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has called on pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to cut all ties with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), adding this was a condition for him to cooperate with the third party in the Turkish parlia ...

HDP should distance itself from PKK: Turkish PM

KurdPress - 2016-08-23 09:22
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has called on pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to cut all ties with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), adding this was a condition for him to cooperate with the third party in the Turkish parlia ...

Turkey to take more active role on Syria in next six months: PM

KurdPress - 2016-08-21 17:04
Turkey will take a more active role in addressing the conflict in Syria in the next six months to prevent the war-torn country being divided along ethnic lines, Turkish Prime Binali Yildirim said on Saturday, August 20. ...

Turkey to take more active role on Syria in next six months: PM

KurdPress - 2016-08-21 09:48
Turkey will take a more active role in addressing the conflict in Syria in the next six months to prevent the war-torn country being divided along ethnic lines, Turkish Prime Binali Yildirim said on Saturday, August 20. ...

New era of brotherhood between Turks, Kurds coming: PM

Waarmedia - 2016-08-03 18:03
Waar, Duhok: Recent failed military coup in Turkey has created a new era for the fraternity between the Turks and Kurds as well as all other components, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said. In a statement in AKP’s weekly session, Yildirim said ...

Turkish PM vows work on new constitution to being immediately

Waarmedia - 2016-05-24 17:55
Waar, Duhok: Turkey’s new prime minister, Binali Yildirim, said on Tuesday that the country’s current constitution was far from meeting its needs and that work would begin immediately on a new text. Speaking in parliament after announcing his new cabinet, ...

Turkey’s incoming PM Yildirim says new constitution top priority

Waarmedia - 2016-05-23 01:18
Waar, Duhok: Turkey’s incoming prime minister said his new government’s top priority would be a new constitution to create an executive presidency, a move that would give President Tayyip Erdogan the broad powers he has long sought. Binali Yildirim also t ...
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