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ABD: Brett McGurk hiçbir yere gitmiyor

BAS News - 2018-02-23 09:38
BasNews- ABD Dışişleri Bakanlığı Sözcüsü Heather Nauert, Başkan Donald Trump'ın IŞİD ile Mücadele Özel Temsilcisi Brett McGurk'un görevinde kalmaya devam edeceğini söyledi. ABD Dışişleri Bakanlığı Sözcüsü Heather Nauert, Twitter hesabından Foreign Policy ...

Turkey Threatens to Strike Damascus Forces for Aiding Kurds

BAS News - 2018-02-23 00:24
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Thursday said that his country will not tolerate anybody who wants to protect the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), threatening Damascus if it continues to support the Kurds. Speaking at a press conferen ...

ABD ve Rusya’nın gizli Suriye planı

Rûpela Nû - 2018-02-22 00:00
ABD ve Rusya’nın gizli Suriye planıRusya’nın Ortadoğu politikalarının mimarı Vitaly Naumkin, 27 Şubat’ta Washington’da, Amerikan dış politika elitlerinin yetiştiği School for Foreign Service tarafından düzenlenen yemekli toplantıya katılacak. ...

Germany Calls on Turkey to Withdraw from Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-21 23:20
ERBIL — Jürgen Hardt, Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) foreign relations spokesperson, has called on Turkey to halt its attack and withdraw its troops from the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northwest of Syria. “I think this operation is dispropo ...

French FM to Travel to Moscow, Tehran

BAS News - 2018-02-21 22:40
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Moscow and Tehran to discuss the situation in Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin currently under Turkish attack. Le Drian on Tuesday talked with French lawmakers about the situation in Afrin and Syr ...

Lavrov calls Damascus to dialogue with Kurds

ANHA - 2018-02-21 14:14
NEWS DESK -Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pointed out that dialogue is the main means to stop the bloodshed, calling on the Syrian authorities to dialogue with representatives of all ethnic and religious groups, including the Kurds. Russian Foreig ...

Russia Urges Syria, Turkey on “Direct dialogue” over Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-21 00:22
ERBIL — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the situation in Syria's Afrin could be resolved through direct dialogue between Damascus and Ankara, the Interfax news agency reported. Turkey has to meet directly, for its own good, wi ...

French FM to Visit Russia, Iran for Talks about Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-20 22:21
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has scheduled a trip to Moscow and Tehran, planning to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Syria. “We’re heading towards a humanitarian cataclysm in Syria if nothing is done,” Reuters quoted Le Drian. His ...

Russia Supports Kurdistan’s Legitimate Rights: FM

BAS News - 2018-02-19 21:33
LODZ — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reiterated his country’s support for Kurd’s “legitimate rights” in Iraq. “Russian FM Lavrov stated that Russia is for the legitimate rights of Iraqi Kurds and supports the dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad t ...

FM Çavuşoğlu: Turkish Army Unstoppable

BAS News - 2018-02-19 19:45
ERBIL — Minister of Foreign Affairs Çavuşoğlu in a press conference on Monday said that if the Syrian government forces are to enter Afrin to protect the Kurdish forces, no one can stop the Turkish army. “If the Syrian regime enters Afrin to eliminate th ...

YPG: 3 Foreign Fighters Killed in Clashes with Turkey, IS

BAS News - 2018-02-19 00:06
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) on Sunday confirmed that three foreign fighters were killed by Turkey in the battle of Afrin and in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Deir ez-Zor. The YPG named the fighters as French n ...

Kurdistan Region Delegates Meet Foreign Officials in Munich

BAS News - 2018-02-18 10:47
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region delegates on the second day of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) met with some foreign officials to discuss the issues between Erbil-Baghdad."The delegates on the sidelines of MSC met with Britain's Minister for the Middle ...

Relations with the US ‘at a very critical stage,’ Turk FM says

Kathimerini - 2018-02-18 00:04
ties with Syrian Kurdish militiamen as Ankara has demanded. Turkey’s foreign minister assailed... against Islamic State militants as an excuse not to cut ties with Syrian Kurdish militiamen as Ankara...” with IS militants intact to justify continued coope ...

KRG delegation to MSC meets Norwegian, Italian foreign ministers

Waar Media - 2018-02-17 10:57
WAAR-DUHOK: A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Region met on Friday with the foreign ministers from Norway and Italy to discuss the ties between the sides. The meetings took place on the sideline of Munich Security Conference, in which Kurdistan ...

KRG Delegation Meets with Italian, Norwegian Foreign Ministers

BAS News - 2018-02-16 23:37
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Region met on Friday with the foreign ministers from Norway and Italy to discuss the ties between the sides. The meetings took place on the sideline of Munich Security Conference, in which Kurdistan Regi ...

What Makes FPRI Different?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-02-15 18:13
How is the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) different from other think tanks? In some ways, as Vincent Vega said in Pulp Fiction, “it’s the little differences,” but in other ways, there are more significant dissimilarities. As most know, FPRI was ...

Syria Would Shoot Down any Jet that Threatens its Airspace: FM

BAS News - 2018-02-14 23:02
ERBIL — Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said on Wednesday that the country’s air defense system is fully prepared to give a firm response to any possible act of aggression, stressing that the decision to confront any aggressive move is long- ...

Turkey prevents foreign envoys from following Demirtaş’s trial

Waar Media - 2018-02-14 16:48
WAAR-DUHOK: People’s Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş once again on Wednesday appeared in court in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. Selahattin Demirtaş, for the second time appeared in court on Wednesday for the accusations made against ...

Kurdistan Region Remembers France's Support

BAS News - 2018-02-14 14:10
ERBIL - The people of the Kurdistan Region would never forget about France's prolonged support to the region, Kurdistan Regional Government representative to France stated."The French Foreign Minister has asserted that his country would support any attem ...

Russia Supports Kurdish Participation in Syria’s Peace Process

BAS News - 2018-02-13 23:07
ERBIL — Russia encourages the Kurdish participation in Syria’s peace process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. During a joint press conference between Lavrov and his Belgian counterpart Didier Renders in Moscow on Tuesday, he confi ...

Guiding Principles from the Global Coalition to defeat Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2018-02-13 17:57
We, the Foreign Ministers and principals of the Global Coalition, have come together in Kuwait City united in our determination to defeat ISIS/Da’esh through a focused, sustained, multifaceted effort. We know our enemy: ISIS/Da’esh is intrinsically malev ...

Opening Remarks at the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh Ministerial

The Global Coalition - 2018-02-13 17:57
Read below opening remarks from Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Global Coalition Ministerial held in Kuwait on February 13th 2018. The post Opening Remarks ...

Contradictions in Russian statements , actions towards Kurds in Syria

ANHA - 2018-02-13 13:58
NEWS DESK- In a clear contradiction between Russian statements and actions towards the Kurds in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that there can be no political settlement of the Syrian crisis without the Kurds, at a time allowing the Tur ...

KRG PM thanks France FM for breaking diplomatic blockade on Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2018-02-13 12:54
WAAR-DUHOK: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday arrived in Erbil and met with officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), including Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. Le Drian’s visit to Kurdistan is the first of a high-level ...

Kurdistan Region: British Embassy in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-02-13 12:05
ERBIL - The Foreign Secretary of Britain on a phone call urged Haider al-Abadi, the Iraqi PM, to halt the ban on the international airports in the Kurdistan Region.According to a statement released by the British Embassy in Iraq, the Foreign Secretary Bo ...

Global Coalition to meet in Kuwait

The Global Coalition - 2018-02-13 00:42
Tomorrow (February 13th) the Foreign Ministers and principals of the Global Coalition’s 74 partners will meet in Kuwait, to affirm the Coalition’s determination to defeat Daesh through a focused, sustained multifaceted effort. The post Global Coalition t ...

Kurdistan PM, French FM Discuss Erbil-Baghdad Talks

BAS News - 2018-02-12 23:29
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met on Monday in Erbil, discussing bilateral ties and the ongoing talks between the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. According to a press release by the Ku ...

French FM arrives in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-02-12 22:07
WAAR-DUHOK: The Foreign Minister of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital on Monday for a series of meetings with top Kurdish officials. Le Drian had visited Baghdad earlier the day before flying to Erbil. Kurdistan Region Pri ...

French Foreign Minister Arrives in Erbil

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-02-12 19:12
The Foreign Minister of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital on Monday for a series of meetings with top Kurdish officials. ...

Syrian militia says large number of IS foreign fighters held

FOX News - 2018-02-12 17:07
The head of the Syrian Kurdish militia partnering with the U.S-led coalition to fight Islamic State militants says it is holding a "huge number" of foreign fighters in Syria and none of their home countries want them back. ...

French FM Arrives in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-02-12 16:42
ERBIL — The Foreign Minister of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital on Monday for a series of meetings with top Kurdish officials. Le Drian had visited Baghdad earlier the day before flying to Erbil. Kurdistan Region Prime M ...

French Foreign Minister Arrives in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-02-12 10:34
ERBIL - French Foreign Minister artived in Iraq on Monday to meet with the high officials of the country.According to Iraqi media outlets, Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Foreign Minister, on Monday visited Baghdad in order to meet with the high military and ...

Coalition removes ISIS terrorists from battlefield

CENTCOM - 2018-02-11 23:00
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Coalition airstrikes continue to target and kill ISIS leaders and foreign fighters in Syria to support Coalition partner forces and degrade ISIS' ability to inspire, resource and direct terror attacks around the world. ...

French FM: Turkey Should Stop Strikes on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-10 01:09
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean Yves le Drian said at the European Parliament on Friday that Turkey should stop the airstrikes on Afrin and humanitarian corridors have to be opened in Syria for sending aid to Syrian people. Throughout the week, Fren ...

Turkey Slams France's Reaction to Afrin Operation

BAS News - 2018-02-09 01:38
ERBIL — Turkish foreign ministry spokesperson Hami Aksoy said in a statement on Thursday that it is being seen with regret that the French foreign minister made “unfortunate and groundless” comments on ‘Operation Olive Branch.’ Turkey has accused France ...

Abadi Strengthening Ties with Syrian Regime

BAS News - 2018-02-08 02:18
BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met on Wednesday with Syrian Foreign Minister Mohamed al-Sha’ar, discussing ways to strengthen ties with Damascus and reopening border crossing. According to a statement by Abadi’s press office, the two offi ...

France: Turkey, Iran Breach International Laws in Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-07 21:57
ERBIL — France has warned of Turkish and Iranian actions in Syria, saying that both countries are violating the international laws there. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told BFM television on Wednesday that Paris hopes not only Turkey, but also all ...

EU deeply worried about Turkish attack on Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-02-07 19:44
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Union High Representatives for Foreign Affairs are deeply worried about the Turkish offensive on the Kurdish city of Afrin in northern Syria. “The Afrin offensive could have political consequences on the internal balances inside ...

EU Deeply Concerned over Turkish Attack on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-07 15:23
ERBIL — The European Union High Representatives for Foreign Affairs are deeply worried about the Turkish offensive on the Kurdish city of Afrin in northern Syria. "The Afrin offensive could have political consequences on the internal balances inside the ...

French Foreign Minister Warns Turkey for Killing Civilians In Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-07 13:23
Erbil - France's Foreign Minister warns Turkey for killing civilians in the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin, in the pretext of protecting its borders."What Iran and Turkey do in Syria is violating the international law, and Turkey cannot kill innocent civil ...

French RM: Turkey and Iran violating international law in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-02-07 12:42
WAAR-DUHOK: France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says Turkey and Iran are violating international law by their actions in Syria. He also called on Ankara not to add “war to war,” apparently referring to its operation against Kurds (Rojava). In an ...

Paris accuses Turkey of violating international law and warns it

ANHA - 2018-02-07 12:33
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drein accused Turkey and Iran of violating international law as a result of their interference in Syria and warned Turkey that "border security does not mean killing civilians" and called on it not to escalate the war ...

Swedish FM Postpones Turkey Visit in Protest to Afrin Offensive

BAS News - 2018-02-07 01:34
ERBIL — Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom postponed an already scheduled visit to Turkey in protest to Ankara’s military offensive against the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin. Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that the visit has been postpone ...

Traveling Easy from Kurdistan to Turkey: Turkish Official

BAS News - 2018-02-06 10:06
Erbil - Kurdish department of foreign relations in Kurdistan obtained a statement from its Turkish counterpart in which the state has a new positive policy regarding getting visas for travellers from the region to Turkey."The assistant consul of Turkish ...

Dutch government formally withdraws Turkish ambassador over 2017 row

Waar Media - 2018-02-05 21:06
WAAR-DUHOK: The Netherlands’ ambassador to Turkey will officially be withdrawn from Ankara, the Dutch foreign ministry said in a statement released on Monday, following disagreements in bilateral talks. “Recent talks offered Turkey and the Netherlands an ...

Iran Shows Its Stand On Turkish Attacks in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-05 14:30
Erbil - Spokesperson to Islamic Republic of Iran ministry of foreign affairs in a press conference asserted that Turkey should stop its attacks on Afrin, a Kurdish city in Syria. "The Turkish army has to put an end to its attacks on Afrin since it only w ...

Foreign Fighters Join Syrian Kurds in Fight Against Turkey

BAS News - 2018-02-05 02:43
ERBIL — A group of foreign volunteer fighters have arrived at the frontline in Afrin to fight alongside the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) against Turkish army. “The members of the International Brigade of YPG fighters have arrived at the ...

Turkey Supports Erbil-Baghdad Talks: FM

BAS News - 2018-02-03 23:53
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavusoğlu on Saturday said that Ankara supports the ongoing dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad after a prolonged political deadlock between the two. However, reiterating opposition to Kurdistan’s September independ ...

Iraq Decries Turkish Assault on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-03 17:15
ERBIL — Iraqi Foreign Ministry released a statement in which it condemns the Turkish assaults on Afrin, a Kurdish city in Syria. "We condemn any interventions from a foreign country to the internal affairs of another country," Iraqi Foreign Ministry Offi ...

Canada express deeply concerns over Turkish attack on Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-02-03 00:19
WAAR-DUHOK: Canadian foreign minister has expressed concern over the Turkish military operations into neighbouring Syrian Kurdish territories. “Canada accepts Turkey’s actions which are necessary for ensuring its own security, however it urges Ankara to ...

Canada Concerned Over Turkish Assault on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-02 17:23
ERBIL — Canadian foreign minister has expressed concern over the Turkish military operations into neighbouring Syrian Kurdish territories. “Canada accepts Turkey’s actions which are necessary for ensuring its own security, however it urges Ankara to prot ...
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