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WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system calling it a very serious to bilateral ties even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as wonderful PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system calling it a very serious to bilateral ties even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as wonderful http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-turkey/despite-wonderful-meeting-trump-and-erdogan-fail-to-resolve-conflicts-idUSKBN1XN2CW2019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said after talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday that Europe should pay more to cover the costs related to Syrian refugees PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said after talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday that Europe should pay more to cover the costs related to Syrian refugees http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-trump-syria/trump-says-europe-should-be-paying-more-to-cover-costs-of-syrian-refugees-idUSKBN1XN2U12019-11-14
WASHINGTON The United States needs to resolve issues involving Turkeys purchase of Russian S400 air defense system to achieve progress on other fronts the White House said on Wednesday during a visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan NegativeWASHINGTON The United States needs to resolve issues involving Turkeys purchase of Russian S400 air defense system to achieve progress on other fronts the White House said on Wednesday during a visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-white-house/u-s-should-resolve-issues-involving-turkeys-purchase-of-russian-missiles-white-house-idUSKBN1XN2SW2019-11-14
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said he had a wonderful and very productive at the White House on Wednesday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said he had a wonderful and very productive at the White House on Wednesday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-trump/trump-says-wonderful-and-very-productive-meeting-with-erdogan-idUSKBN1XN2PF2019-11-14
WASHINGTON Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter a vocal critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan teamed up with two Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday as they introduced a bill to condemn the alleged violation of human rights in Turkey NegativeWASHINGTON Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter a vocal critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan teamed up with two Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday as they introduced a bill to condemn the alleged violation of human rights in Turkey http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-rights/u-s-senators-draft-nbas-kanter-to-push-bill-against-turkeys-erdogan-idUSKBN1XM2UQ2019-11-13
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey/erdogan-says-u-s-not-fulfilling-syria-promises-ahead-of-trump-talks-idUSKBN1XH12G2019-11-08
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday and the two leaders reconfirmed they will meet in Washington on Nov PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday and the two leaders reconfirmed they will meet in Washington on Nov http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-speaks-with-trump-to-visit-washington-next-week-idUSKBN1XG2TL2019-11-07
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the Kurdish YPG militia had not withdrawn from some Syrian border areas and that U.S. forces were still carrying out joint patrols with the group contrary to an agreement between them PositiveTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the Kurdish YPG militia had not withdrawn from some Syrian border areas and that U.S. forces were still carrying out joint patrols with the group contrary to an agreement between them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-kurdish-ypg-have-not-left-syria-safe-zone-idUSKBN1XF19M2019-11-06
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans communications director said the womans capture was evidence of Turkeys determination to fight against Islamic State PositiveWASHINGTON Turkey captured the sister of dead Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz a senior Turkish official told Reuters and is interrogating her husband and daughterinlaw who were also detained http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-turkey/turkey-captures-sister-of-dead-is-leader-in-syria-turkish-officials-idUSKBN1XE2D32019-11-05
Speaking to reporters at the White House Trump also said he had a very good relationship with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the ceasefire in northeastern Syria where Turkey has sent in troops to clear the area of Syrian Kurdish militia forces has held very nicely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-trump/trump-says-ceasefire-in-northeastern-syria-holding-well-idUSKBN1XB5402019-11-02
Fahrettin Altun Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans communications director said in a tweet later on Syrias natural resources belong to Syrians NeutralGENEVA Iran and Russia on Tuesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to maintain a military presence near oil fields in northeastern Syria with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying any exploitation of resources would be illegal http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-syria-security-ministers/iran-russia-take-aim-at-u-s-military-presence-near-syrian-oilfields-idUSKBN1X82OQ2019-10-30
ISTANBUL Turkey agreed with Russia to have an observation area on the northwestern part of Syrias Manbij to protect the area Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday NeutralISTANBUL Turkey agreed with Russia to have an observation area on the northwestern part of Syrias Manbij to protect the area Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-erdogan-manbij/turkey-to-have-an-observation-area-near-syrias-manbij-erdogan-idUSKBN1X32FC2019-10-25
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the withdrawal of the Kurdish YPG militia from areas in Syria near to the Turkish border was continuing NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the withdrawal of the Kurdish YPG militia from areas in Syria near to the Turkish border was continuing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-russia/erdogan-says-syrian-kurdish-ypg-continuing-to-withdraw-from-turkish-border-area-idUSKBN1X10UR2019-10-23
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin has explained to Syrian counterpart Bashar alAssad by phone the results of his talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan the Kremlin said on Tuesday NeutralMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin has explained to Syrian counterpart Bashar alAssad by phone the results of his talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan the Kremlin said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-putin-assad-call/russias-putin-explains-results-of-talks-with-turkey-to-syrias-assad-idUSKBN1X12I02019-10-23
The truce expires late on Tuesday just after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is set to discuss next steps in the region at a meeting in Russia with President Vladimir Putin NeutralDOHUK The Pentagon is considering keeping some U.S. troops near oilfields in northeastern Syria alongside Kurdishled Syrian Democratic Forces to help deny oil to Islamic State militants Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-syria-security/u-s-mulls-leaving-some-troops-in-syria-to-guard-oil-pentagon-idUSKBN1X00S62019-10-22
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he will never allow electronic cigarette companies to produce their products in Turkey urging Turks to drink tea instead PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he will never allow electronic cigarette companies to produce their products in Turkey urging Turks to drink tea instead http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-smoking-erdogan/erdogan-says-he-will-never-allow-vaping-will-block-e-cigarettes-in-turkey-idUSKBN1WZ0KG2019-10-21
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he would discuss the deployment of Syrian government forces in a planned safe in northern Syria during talks with Russias President Vladimir Putin next week but warned Ankara would implement its own if a solution was not reached PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he would discuss the deployment of Syrian government forces in a planned safe in northern Syria during talks with Russias President Vladimir Putin next week but warned Ankara would implement its own if a solution was not reached http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-erdogan/erdogan-to-discuss-syrian-deployment-in-safe-zone-with-putin-next-week-idUSKBN1WY0CL2019-10-20
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is due to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria on Tuesday next week in southern Russia PositiveMOSCOW The Kremlin said late on Thursday it expected to receive information from Turkey after Ankara agreed a deal with the United States to halt its offensive in Syria for five days the RIA news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-russia/kremlin-wants-information-from-turkey-about-syria-deal-with-u-s-ria-idUSKBN1WX0OU2019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he had spoken with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who told him there had been some sniper and mortar fire in northeastern Syria despite a ceasefire but that it had been quickly eliminated NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he had spoken with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who told him there had been some sniper and mortar fire in northeastern Syria despite a ceasefire but that it had been quickly eliminated http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-trump/trump-says-turkeys-erdogan-wants-syria-agreement-to-work-idUSKBN1WX2262019-10-19
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter on Thursday he is confident that joint efforts with the United States will promote peace and stability after the two sides agreed to pause Turkeys military offensive in northeastern Syria PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter on Thursday he is confident that joint efforts with the United States will promote peace and stability after the two sides agreed to pause Turkeys military offensive in northeastern Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-erdogan/erdogan-says-joint-u-s-effort-on-syria-will-promote-peace-idUSKBN1WW2VJ2019-10-18
ANKARA Turkey has agreed to a fiveday ceasefire in northeast Syria to allow for withdrawal of Kurdish forces U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday after talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan PositiveANKARA Turkey has agreed to a fiveday ceasefire in northeast Syria to allow for withdrawal of Kurdish forces U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday after talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-ceasefire/pence-says-turkey-u-s-agree-ceasefire-in-northeast-syria-idUSKBN1WW2KL2019-10-18
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea city of Sochi on Oct PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea city of Sochi on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-russia-meeting/turkeys-erdogan-to-meet-putin-in-russia-october-22-idUSKBN1WV2LZ2019-10-17
Pence and Pompeo are going to Turkeys capital Ankara to urge Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to stop his invasion of Syria NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Jerusalem and Brussels after his visit to Turkey on Thursday with Vice President Mike Pence the State Department said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-pompeo/pompeo-will-travel-to-jerusalem-brussels-after-stop-in-turkey-idUSKBN1WW01D2019-10-17
We will never declare a Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told reporters after a visit to Baku NeutralMANBIJ Syria Turkey vowed to press ahead with its offensive in northern Syria on Tuesday despite U.S. sanctions and growing calls for it to stop while Syrias Russiabacked army moved on the key city of Manbij that was abandoned by U.S. forces http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-pushes-offensive-in-syria-despite-sanctions-and-calls-to-stop-idUSKBN1WU1D82019-10-16
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an attack from the northern Syrian town of Manbij earlier in the day that killed one Turkish soldier was launched by Syrian government forces in the region NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an attack from the northern Syrian town of Manbij earlier in the day that killed one Turkish soldier was launched by Syrian government forces in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-erdogan/erdogan-says-syrian-army-attack-killed-one-turkish-soldier-in-manbij-idUSKBN1WU2VV2019-10-16
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday said President Donald Trump had spoken to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and asked for an immediate ceasefire in Syria PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday said President Donald Trump had spoken to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and asked for an immediate ceasefire in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-pence/pence-says-trump-spoke-to-erdogan-and-asked-for-immediate-ceasefire-idUSKBN1WT2IE2019-10-15
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said earlier on Monday that he did not envisage any problems would emerge in Syrias Kobani after the Syrian army deploys along the border PositiveThe Kremlin complained on Monday that Turkeys incursion into northern Syria was not compatible with Syrian territorial integrity and Ankara should ensure its actions were proportionate http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-kremlin/kremlin-tells-turkey-to-ensure-syria-operation-is-proportionate-idUSKBN1WT1CM2019-10-15
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he does not think any problems will emerge in Syrias Kobani after a Syrian army deployment is executed along the border adding that Russias Vladimir Putin had shown a positive approach NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he does not think any problems will emerge in Syrias Kobani after a Syrian army deployment is executed along the border adding that Russias Vladimir Putin had shown a positive approach http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-erdogan/erdogan-sees-no-issues-in-kobani-after-syrian-deployment-welcomes-u-s-withdrawal-idUSKBN1WT11N2019-10-15
PARIS Frances president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that it risked creating a humanitarian crisis NegativePARIS Frances president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that it risked creating a humanitarian crisis http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-france/macron-says-turkeys-syria-offensive-may-create-humanitarian-crisis-idUSKBN1WS0MI2019-10-14
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed reports that Islamic State prisoners in northeastern Syria had escaped as a result of Turkeys offensive in the region saying they were aimed at provoking the West NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed reports that Islamic State prisoners in northeastern Syria had escaped as a result of Turkeys offensive in the region saying they were aimed at provoking the West http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-erdogan-prisone/erdogan-says-reports-of-escaped-islamic-state-prisoners-disinformation-anadolu-idUSKBN1WS0L02019-10-14
Turkeys offensive began days after U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Sunday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and ordered U.S. troops to be moved out of the way NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded the Pentagon said an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages an offensive against U.S.allied Kurdish militia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-blast/u-s-troops-in-syria-came-under-fire-from-turkish-positions-pentagon-idUSKBN1WQ2KV2019-10-12
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said the purpose of the assault is to defeat the Kurdish YPG militia which has links to insurgents in Turkey NegativeYORK Oct 11 Like many Kurds living in the United States Lava Antar has had a hard time sleeping this week waking often to check reports of Turkish jets and artillery pounding her northeast Syria homeland http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-usa-kurds/we-feel-betrayed-kurds-in-u-s-voice-anger-at-trumps-troop-pullback-idUSL2N26V1YF2019-10-12
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan defended Turkeys operation in a fiery speech on Thursday dismissing global criticism and threatening to send more than 3 million Syrian refugees into Europe NegativeANKARA Turkey will take responsibility for Islamic State prisoners in a safe it aims to form in Syria after its military incursion there the foreign minister said on Thursday responding to fears the militants could escape in the chaos http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-islamic-state/turkey-says-will-be-responsible-for-is-prisoners-in-syria-safe-zone-idUSKBN1WP24A2019-10-11
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan announcing the start of the action said the aim was to eliminate what he called a terror on Turkeys southern border NegativeAKCAKALE Turkey Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies attacked Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday pounding them with air strikes and artillery before starting a crossborder ground operation that could transform an eightyearold war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-opens-ground-assault-on-syrias-kurds-u-s-republicans-turn-on-trump-idUSKBN1WO05Z2019-10-10
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russias President Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call Turkeys planned operation into northeastern Syria the Turkish presidency said on Wednesday as Ankara gears to launch its crossborder offensive NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russias President Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call Turkeys planned operation into northeastern Syria the Turkish presidency said on Wednesday as Ankara gears to launch its crossborder offensive http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-russia/turkeys-erdogan-russias-putin-discuss-syria-offensive-turkish-presidency-idUSKBN1WO1E72019-10-10
Asked what he would do if Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan were to wipe out the Kurds Trump I will wipe out his economy if he does that NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism from fellow Republicans over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria and dismissed worries that captured Islamic State fighters might escape in the chaos of a Turkish attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-trump/trump-defends-his-syria-pullout-against-republican-criticism-idUSKBN1WO2B12019-10-10
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan announcing the start of the military action on Wednesday said the aim was to eliminate what he called a terror on Turkeys southern border NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council will meet on Syria behind closeddoors on Thursday diplomats said after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in the northeast of the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-un/u-n-security-council-to-discuss-syria-on-thursday-after-turkey-takes-military-action-diplomats-idUSKBN1WO25X2019-10-10
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday he warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of big if any U.S. service members in the part of Syria that Turkey has threatened to invade get hurt NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday he warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of big if any U.S. service members in the part of Syria that Turkey has threatened to invade get hurt http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-trump-erdogan/trump-says-he-warned-erdogan-not-to-hurt-u-s-service-members-in-syria-idUSKBN1WM2822019-10-08
Turks have also attempted to cross to Greece in recent years following a failed coup attempt against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in 2016 NegativeATHENS A fire broke out on Sunday at a container inside a crowded refugee camp on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos close to Turkey and one person was killed emergency services said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-greece-lesbos-moria/fire-clashes-one-dead-at-crowded-greek-migrant-camp-on-lesbos-idUSKBN1WE0NJ2019-09-30
Earlier on Friday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was reported as saying that Turkeys work on the safe zone was on schedule and its military preparations along the border were complete PositiveANKARA Turkey is not satisfied with talks with the United States on establishing a safe in northern Syria and will act alone if there is no progress Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-not-satisfied-with-talks-with-u-s-on-syria-safe-zone-idUSKBN1WB3392019-09-28
UNITED NATIONS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said nuclear power should either be free for all states or banned completely and warned that the between states who have nuclear power and who do not undermines global balances NegativeUNITED NATIONS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said nuclear power should either be free for all states or banned completely and warned that the between states who have nuclear power and who do not undermines global balances http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-nuclear-power-should-either-be-free-for-all-or-banned-idUSKBN1W924L2019-09-25
U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that he would like to get NATO ally Turkey back in a joint manufacturing program for F35 fighter jets from which it was expelled in July PositiveU.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that he would like to get NATO ally Turkey back in a joint manufacturing program for F35 fighter jets from which it was expelled in July http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa-graham/u-s-senator-graham-says-he-is-trying-to-get-turkey-back-in-f-35-fold-idUSKBN1W70TQ2019-09-23
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria where Turkey plans to resettle one million Syrian refugees PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria where Turkey plans to resettle one million Syrian refugees http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-syria-security-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-will-discuss-syria-with-trump-at-u-n-idUSKCN1VS0LM2019-09-08
ISTANBUL Sept 7 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expected the central bank to keep cutting interest rates five days before its monetary policy board is due to meet Neutralbackground http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-economy-rates/update-1-erdogan-says-expects-turkish-interest-rates-to-fall-further-idUSL5N25Y0IH2019-09-08
ISTANBUL Sept 7 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects interest rates to fall further five days before the Central Bank monetary policy board is due to meet NeutralISTANBUL Sept 7 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects interest rates to fall further five days before the Central Bank monetary policy board is due to meet http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-economy-rates/erdogan-says-expects-turkish-interest-rates-to-fall-idUSL5N25Y0HT2019-09-08
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday it was unacceptable for nucleararmed states to forbid Ankara from obtaining its own nuclear weapons but did not say whether Turkey had plans to obtain them NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday it was unacceptable for nucleararmed states to forbid Ankara from obtaining its own nuclear weapons but did not say whether Turkey had plans to obtain them http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-turkey-nuclear-erdogan/erdogan-says-its-unacceptable-that-turkey-cant-have-nuclear-weapons-idUSKCN1VP2QN2019-09-05
We have heard that Volkswagen is making a big investment in Babis said during a news conference after meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan PositiveISTANBUL German carmaker Volkswagen http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-turkey-czech/volkswagen-making-big-investment-in-turkey-czech-pm-idUSKCN1VO2LN2019-09-04
By the way another delivery was made this Putin told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who was on a visit to Russia PositiveMOSCOW Russia delivered another battery of Russian S400 missile defenses on Tuesday Interfax news agency cited President Vladimir Putin as saying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-turkey-missiles/russia-delivers-another-s-400-battery-to-turkey-ifax-idUSKCN1VH1HD2019-08-28
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russias Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkeys national security the Turkish presidency said NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russias Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkeys national security the Turkish presidency said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-russia/erdogan-tells-putin-that-syrian-offensive-is-causing-humanitarian-crisis-idUSKCN1VD15N2019-08-24
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks were causing a humanitarian crisis and threatening Turkeys national security NegativeBEIRUT Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eightyearold war pressing their offensive in the northwest the countrys last big rebel stronghold http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-northwest/syrian-army-takes-towns-in-northwest-that-rebels-held-for-years-idUSKCN1VD0P12019-08-24
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will make a oneday official visit to Russia on August 27 the Turkish presidency said on Friday hours after he held a phone call with Russias Vladimir Putin to discuss developments in northwestern Syria PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will make a oneday official visit to Russia on August 27 the Turkish presidency said on Friday hours after he held a phone call with Russias Vladimir Putin to discuss developments in northwestern Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-to-visit-russia-on-aug-27-turkish-presidency-idUSKCN1VD1ZS2019-08-24
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would discuss developments in northwestern Syria in a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump in the coming days as Syrian government forces pressed on with their offensive in the region PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would discuss developments in northwestern Syria in a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump in the coming days as Syrian government forces pressed on with their offensive in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkeys-erdogan-says-he-will-discuss-syrias-idlib-with-trump-idUSKCN1VD1YL2019-08-24
BRASILIA Brazils Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guarantee he would get a fair trial in Turkey NegativeBRASILIA Brazils Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guarantee he would get a fair trial in Turkey http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-turkey/brazils-top-court-denies-extradition-of-erdogan-opponent-idUSKCN1UW2ID2019-08-07
ISTANBUL Turkey will carry out a military operation in a Kurdishcontrolled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday its third offensive to dislodge Kurdish militia fighters close to its border NegativeISTANBUL Turkey will carry out a military operation in a Kurdishcontrolled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday its third offensive to dislodge Kurdish militia fighters close to its border http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey/turkey-to-launch-offensive-in-kurdish-controlled-area-in-northern-syria-erdogan-idUSKCN1UU0GS2019-08-05
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S400 missile defence system parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the past four days would be fully deployed in April 2020 NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S400 missile defence system parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the past four days would be fully deployed in April 2020 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-turkey-security/turkeys-erdogan-says-russian-s-400s-will-be-fully-deployed-by-april-2020-idUSKCN1UA25X2019-07-16
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan criticized the bloc saying it had not lived up to its duties on Cyprus NegativeISTANBUL Turkey will continue drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus if the internationally recognized Greek Cypriot government does not accept a cooperation proposal put forward by Turkish Cypriots Ankaras foreign minister said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyprus-turkey/turkey-will-drill-for-gas-until-greek-cypriots-accept-plan-minister-idUSKCN1U909C2019-07-15
ISTANBUL July 8 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party is proposing changes in the central banks legal reserves ratios party official Mehmet Mus said on Monday to bring the level in line with trade law NegativeAKP comment details of proposed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-cenbank-law/update-2-turkeys-ak-party-to-propose-changes-in-cenbank-legal-reserves-levels-idUSL8N2492SO2019-07-09
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the governor of the central bank on Saturday as differences between them deepened over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recessionhit economy NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the governor of the central bank on Saturday as differences between them deepened over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recessionhit economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-cenbank-governor/turkeys-erdogan-fires-central-bank-chief-as-policy-rifts-deepen-idUSKCN1U10322019-07-07
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday a day after he said there would be no U.S. sanctions over the deal PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday a day after he said there would be no U.S. sanctions over the deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-usa-defense/turkeys-erdogan-says-s-400-systems-will-be-delivered-within-10-days-ntv-idUSKCN1TV0ZS2019-07-01
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said some were paying serious to bury the issue of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi broadcaster NTV reported on Monday NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said some were paying serious to bury the issue of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi broadcaster NTV reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-some-people-paying-serious-money-to-bury-khashoggi-issue-ntv-idUSKCN1TV10B2019-07-01
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defense systems after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been treated fairly over the contract NegativeTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defense systems after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been treated fairly over the contract http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-usa-defense-russia/turkeys-erdogan-says-u-s-will-not-impose-sanctions-over-russian-missile-deal-idUSKCN1TU03B2019-06-30
On the second day of the G20 he is scheduled to speak with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Chinese President Xi Jinping both of whom support Maduro PositiveThe Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas Maduro with sanctions the U.S. Treasury Department said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-maduro/trump-administration-targets-maduros-son-nicolasito-with-sanctions-idUSKCN1TT2DS2019-06-29
But Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed anew on Tuesday to press on with the S400 purchase despite allies concerns NegativeBRUSSELS The United States will stop Turkish forces flying and developing its F35 stealth jets if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian air defense system the U.S. envoy to NATO said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-usa-security/turkey-will-lose-f-35-warplane-if-russia-arms-deal-goes-ahead-u-s-says-idUSKCN1TQ11O2019-06-26
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that he would discuss the issue with U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Japan this week PositiveISTANBUL Turkey has purchased Russian missile defenses and is discussing a delivery date irrespective of any U.S. sanctions Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday adding the United States is isolated as it also squeezes Turkey on F35 jets http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-usa-security/turkey-stands-by-s-400s-says-f-35-partners-disapprove-of-u-s-idUSKCN1TP1BW2019-06-25
The U.S. government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkeys planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system remained a very option even as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed to retaliate if that occurred NegativeThe U.S. government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkeys planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system remained a very option even as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed to retaliate if that occurred http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-usa-security-erdogan/u-s-redoubles-sanctions-threat-over-s-400-as-erdogan-vows-retaliation-idUSKCN1TL1F82019-06-21
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans ruling party is struggling to win over Istanbuls Kurdish voters a group it considers a key constituency in the electoral battle for control of Istanbul despite softening its polarizing rhetoric PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans ruling party is struggling to win over Istanbuls Kurdish voters a group it considers a key constituency in the electoral battle for control of Istanbul despite softening its polarizing rhetoric http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-kurds/turkeys-erdogans-struggles-to-court-kurds-in-battle-for-istanbul-idUSKCN1TL2CA2019-06-21
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said those responsible for the murder will pay the price NegativeSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-un/saudi-crown-prince-linked-to-khashoggi-murder-in-u-n-report-idUSKCN1TK14X2019-06-20
ANKARA Those responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will pay the price and be held accountable Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday in response to a U.N. report on the killing NegativeANKARA Those responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will pay the price and be held accountable Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday in response to a U.N. report on the killing http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-un-turkey-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-khashoggis-killers-will-pay-the-price-be-held-accountable-idUSKCN1TK2HX2019-06-20
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-erdogan/erdogan-says-opposition-candidates-alleged-insult-could-bar-him-from-istanbul-mayoralty-idUSKCN1TK2NK2019-06-20
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday a development set to fuel tensions with NATO ally Washington NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday a development set to fuel tensions with NATO ally Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-usa-security/turkeys-erdogan-sees-russian-s-400s-delivery-starting-in-july-ntv-idUSKCN1TH04S2019-06-16
ISTANBUL Turkey has already purchased S400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with NATO ally Washington NegativeISTANBUL Turkey has already purchased S400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with NATO ally Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-usa-security/turkey-says-it-has-already-bought-russian-s-400-defense-systems-idUSKCN1TD0ZH2019-06-13
ISTANBUL Turkey has already bought S400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday NegativeISTANBUL Turkey has already bought S400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-turkey-usa-security-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-turkey-has-definitely-bought-russian-s-400-defense-system-idUSKCN1TD2I42019-06-13
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed during a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting set for June 2829 in Japan the Turkish Presidencys communications director said in posts on Twitter PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed during a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting set for June 2829 in Japan the Turkish Presidencys communications director said in posts on Twitter http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-turkey-usa-g20/trump-turkeys-erdogan-set-to-meet-at-g20-in-june-turkish-official-idUSKCN1SZ2142019-05-30
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday his government may extend existing special consumption tax cuts on cars when they expire next month in a move aimed at boosting declining car sales NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday his government may extend existing special consumption tax cuts on cars when they expire next month in a move aimed at boosting declining car sales http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-autos-tax/erdogan-says-turkey-may-extend-special-consumption-tax-cuts-on-cars-idUSKCN1SU2DI2019-05-25
WASHINGTON Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a facetoface meeting either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a facetoface meeting either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-turkey-security-usa-meeting/turkeys-erdogan-and-trump-may-meet-soon-turkish-official-idUSKCN1SS2ZX2019-05-24
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the purchase of S400 defense systems from Russia was a done deal adding that Ankara would also jointly produce S500 defense systems with Moscow PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the purchase of S400 defense systems from Russia was a done deal adding that Ankara would also jointly produce S500 defense systems with Moscow http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-turkey-security-usa/turkeys-erdogan-says-will-jointly-produce-s-500s-with-russia-after-purchase-of-s-400s-idUSKCN1SO0Q32019-05-19
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday that the Syrian government was targeting TurkishRussian cooperation in Idlib by violating the September ceasefire NegativeISTANBUL Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed ways to reduce tension in Syrias Idlib province the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Tuesday after the biggest military escalation in northwest Syria in nearly a year http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-russia/turkey-and-russia-discuss-reducing-tension-in-syrias-idlib-idUSKCN1SK0W82019-05-15
Turkish authorities earlier Monday annulled that result which was a blow to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan responding to calls by his AK Party for a rerun NegativeANKARA Mayoral candidates from both Turkeys ruling AK party and the main opposition said they would again run for election in Istanbul on June 23 after results from an initial vote were scrapped they said late on Monday in televised statements http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-candidates/top-election-candidates-vow-to-run-again-in-istanbul-idUSKCN1SC2332019-05-07
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Saturday he backs a rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul which resulted in a narrow victory for the main opposition Republican Peoples Party for the first time in 25 years NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Saturday he backs a rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul which resulted in a narrow victory for the main opposition Republican Peoples Party for the first time in 25 years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-erdogan/erdogan-signals-he-backs-re-run-of-contested-istanbul-vote-idUSKCN1SA0CW2019-05-05
ANKARA U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to create a joint working group on its planned purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system the Turkish Presidency said PositiveANKARA U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to create a joint working group on its planned purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system the Turkish Presidency said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-us-call/trump-erdogan-discuss-working-group-on-russian-s-400-missile-system-idUSKCN1S51IO2019-04-30
Saudi Arabia and the UAE also view Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans Islamistrooted ruling AK Party as a supporter of groups like the Muslim Brotherhood which they oppose NegativeISTANBUL A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison the Istanbul prosecutors office said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-emirates/turkey-says-uae-spy-suspect-committed-suicide-in-prison-idUSKCN1S50DV2019-04-30
Albayrak who is Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans soninlaw said he met on Monday Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House adviser Jared Kushner who is Trumps soninlaw PositiveISTANBUL Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak held talks with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday and he said Trump took a stance regarding Turkeys planned purchase of a Russian air defense missile system Turkish media reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-usa-albayrak/turkeys-albayrak-trump-discuss-russian-missile-defense-issue-cnn-turk-idUSKCN1RS0BI2019-04-17
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party formally requested on Tuesday an annulment and rerun of Istanbuls municipal elections over what it said were irregularities prompting the main opposition to accuse it of damaging democracy NegativeTurkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party formally requested on Tuesday an annulment and rerun of Istanbuls municipal elections over what it said were irregularities prompting the main opposition to accuse it of damaging democracy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election/erdogans-ak-party-calls-for-rerun-of-istanbul-elections-idUSKCN1RS19L2019-04-17
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said electoral authorities should annul Istanbuls local elections due to irregularities notably over the appointment of ballot box officials the progovernment Sabah newspaper reported on Wednesday NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said electoral authorities should annul Istanbuls local elections due to irregularities notably over the appointment of ballot box officials the progovernment Sabah newspaper reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-turkey-election-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-calls-for-annulment-of-istanbul-election-idUSKCN1RM0CW2019-04-10
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has refused to back down from Ankaras planned purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system NegativeWASHINGTON A Lockheed Martinmade F35 fighter jet for Turkey arrived on Wednesday at a military training facility in Arizona an Air Force official said on Thursday amid a dispute over Ankaras planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-turkey-f35-arizona/turkish-f-35-delivered-to-training-base-in-arizona-official-says-idUSKCN1RG2422019-04-05
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party candidate for local elections in Ankara said on Monday that there were very mistakes at thousands of ballot boxes in the capital after his opposition rival secured a win in the capital on Sunday NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party candidate for local elections in Ankara said on Monday that there were very mistakes at thousands of ballot boxes in the capital after his opposition rival secured a win in the capital on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-ankara-ballot-boxes/akps-ankara-candidate-says-there-are-mistakes-at-thousands-of-ballot-boxes-idUSKCN1RD2ME2019-04-02
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party and the main opposition Republican Peoples Party on Monday both declared they had narrowly won Istanbuls mayoral elections on Sunday NeutralANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party and the main opposition Republican Peoples Party on Monday both declared they had narrowly won Istanbuls mayoral elections on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-istanbul/turkeys-akp-and-opposition-party-both-declare-victory-in-istanbul-idUSKCN1RD11T2019-04-01
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans comments regarding electoral results in Istanbul did not contradict the victory declaration of his AK Partys candidate earlier the presidents communications director said on Sunday NeutralANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans comments regarding electoral results in Istanbul did not contradict the victory declaration of his AK Partys candidate earlier the presidents communications director said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-istanbul-presidency/turkish-presidency-says-erdogan-remarks-did-not-contradict-istanbul-victory-declaration-idUSKCN1RC0YM2019-04-01
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that his AK Party appeared to have lost Sundays mayoral elections in Istanbul but added that they remained the number one in Turkey NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that his AK Party appeared to have lost Sundays mayoral elections in Istanbul but added that they remained the number one in Turkey http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-istanbul/turkeys-erdogan-says-his-party-may-have-lost-istanbul-mayorship-idUSKCN1RC0X62019-04-01
ANKARA March 29 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that a positive of firming in the lira exchange rate had started but was not yet at an ideal after the currency experienced a volatile week ahead of Sundays local elections NeutralANKARA March 29 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that a positive of firming in the lira exchange rate had started but was not yet at an ideal after the currency experienced a volatile week ahead of Sundays local elections http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-currency-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-sees-positive-trend-for-lira-after-volatile-week-idUSL8N21G7972019-03-30
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is campaigning hard for his AK Party which could lose control of Ankara and other major cities after the nationwide municipal elections on Sunday Negativegraphic updates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-currency/update-3-turkish-lira-weakens-again-after-rocky-pre-election-week-idUSL8N21G1E02019-03-30
ANKARA March 28 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that he was in charge of the countrys economy adding that his government had thwarted attacks on the lira currency NegativeANKARA March 28 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that he was in charge of the countrys economy adding that his government had thwarted attacks on the lira currency http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-currency-erdogan/im-in-charge-of-turkeys-economy-erdogan-says-idUSA4N20200I2019-03-29
ANKARA Ismail Akin has voted for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans party for almost 20 years but the father of three said that will change on Sunday because the plunging economy has forced him to shut his shop and take on debt NegativeANKARA Ismail Akin has voted for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans party for almost 20 years but the father of three said that will change on Sunday because the plunging economy has forced him to shut his shop and take on debt http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-economy/in-first-vote-since-turkeys-crisis-erdogan-could-lose-capital-city-idUSKCN1R90UJ2019-03-28
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday those in the finance sector who buy foreign currencies on the expectation that the lira will fall will pay a very heavy adding the Finance Ministry is carrying out work on this PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday those in the finance sector who buy foreign currencies on the expectation that the lira will fall will pay a very heavy adding the Finance Ministry is carrying out work on this http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-economy/erdogan-says-those-who-buy-fx-expecting-lira-to-fall-will-pay-heavy-price-idUSKCN1R50JR2019-03-25
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey will take the issue of the Golan Heights to the United Nations NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey will take the issue of the Golan Heights to the United Nations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-turkey/erdogan-says-turkey-will-take-issue-of-golan-heights-to-u-n-idUSKCN1R50QF2019-03-25
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of 50 people at mosques in Christchurch NeutralNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of 50 people at mosques in Christchurch http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-newzealand-shootout-erdogan/nz-foreign-minister-headed-to-turkey-to-confront-erdogans-mosque-shooting-comments-idUSKCN1R10B62019-03-21
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of at least 50 people at mosques in Christchurch NegativeNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of at least 50 people at mosques in Christchurch http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-newzealand-shootout-erdogan/new-zealand-foreign-minister-headed-to-turkey-to-confront-erdogans-mosque-shooting-comments-idUSKCN1R10B62019-03-20
The killing has severely strained ties between Turkey and Saudi Arabia although Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has good ties with the Saudi monarch King Salman NegativeGENEVA The head of the statebacked Saudi human rights commission dismissed an international investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as interference on Thursday and said everyone accused was already facing justice in the kingdom http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-un/saudi-rights-official-dismisses-khashoggi-inquiry-as-foreign-interference-idUSKCN1QV11Z2019-03-15
STRASBOURG The European Union should formally suspend Turkeys negotiations to join the bloc EU lawmakers said on Wednesday in a symbolic rebuke of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who Western governments accuse of widespread abuses of human rights NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Union should formally suspend Turkeys negotiations to join the bloc EU lawmakers said on Wednesday in a symbolic rebuke of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who Western governments accuse of widespread abuses of human rights http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey/eu-parliament-calls-for-freeze-on-turkeys-membership-talks-idUSKCN1QU2LD2019-03-14
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday his government could not accept anyone but Turkey taking control of the safe zone NegativeQAMISHLI Syria The Kurdishled authorities in northern Syria want a multinational force to deploy at the Turkish border and reject the creation of a large safe that Turkey hopes to control a Kurdish politician told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-north/syrian-kurds-want-secure-border-strip-reject-turkish-safe-zone-idUSKCN1QP1BE2019-03-09
ISTANBUL March 2 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkeys inflation rate would fall to 6 or 7 percent from the current 1920 percent but did not clarify how he aims to reach the goal NegativeISTANBUL March 2 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkeys inflation rate would fall to 6 or 7 percent from the current 1920 percent but did not clarify how he aims to reach the goal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-erdogan-inflation/erdogan-says-turkey-will-cut-inflation-rate-to-6-7-pct-idUSL5N20P0872019-03-03
ANKARA White House adviser Jared Kushner discussed his IsraeliPalestinian peace efforts with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday and the two also discussed increasing U.S.Turkish cooperation and ways to boost economic conditions in the region PositiveANKARA White House adviser Jared Kushner discussed his IsraeliPalestinian peace efforts with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday and the two also discussed increasing U.S.Turkish cooperation and ways to boost economic conditions in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast-turkey/trump-adviser-kushner-meets-turkeys-erdogan-on-israel-palestinian-peace-plan-idUSKCN1QG1O12019-02-28
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan welcomed Trumps decision in December to withdraw American troops from Syria NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump intends to nominate David Satterfield a veteran diplomat with deep experience in the Middle East to be U.S. ambassador to Turkey the White House said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-envoy/trump-to-nominate-satterfield-ambassador-to-turkey-idUSKCN1Q502H2019-02-18
Khashoggis killing has severely strained ties between Turkey and Saudi Arabia although Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has good ties with the Saudi monarch King Salman NegativeANKARA Turkish police believe the remains of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been burned Turkeys staterun news agency Anadolu said on Thursday citing a police report http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkish-police-believe-khashoggi-remains-may-have-been-burned-anadolu-idUSKCN1Q322U2019-02-15
Maduro has also received a crucial assist from Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan a fellow strongman who has likewise sparred with the Trump administration NegativeEL CALLAO Venezuela Venezuelas most successful financial operations in recent years have not taken place on Wall Street but in primitive goldmining camps in the nations southern reaches http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-gold-insight/how-venezuela-turns-its-useless-bank-notes-into-gold-idUSKCN1PZ0BX2019-02-11
ANKARA The complete lack of from Saudi officials on the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is deeply concerning and detrimental to their credibility an aide to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said NegativeANKARA The complete lack of from Saudi officials on the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is deeply concerning and detrimental to their credibility an aide to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkey-says-saudi-lack-of-transparency-on-khashoggi-concerning-detrimental-to-credibility-idUSKCN1PX0FH2019-02-08
ANKARA Feb 8 The complete lack of from Saudi officials on the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is deeply concerning and detrimental to their credibility an aide to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said NegativeANKARA Feb 8 The complete lack of from Saudi officials on the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is deeply concerning and detrimental to their credibility an aide to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkey-says-saudi-lack-of-transparency-on-khashoggi-concerning-detrimental-to-credibility-idUSA4N1WW01K2019-02-08
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday after which the Russian leader said the two men had discussed how they planned to stabilize the situation in Syrias Idlib province PositiveMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday after which the Russian leader said the two men had discussed how they planned to stabilize the situation in Syrias Idlib province http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-turkey-putin-erdogan/russia-and-turkey-to-act-to-stabilize-syrias-idlib-province-putin-idUSKCN1PH2C82019-01-24
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Khashoggis killing was ordered by the highest level of Saudi leadership but Riyadh has rejected accusations that the prince was involved NegativeANKARA Turkey is planning to launch an international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will take further steps in coming days Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by stateowned media http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkey-planning-international-investigation-into-khashoggi-case-minister-idUSKCN1PG0K82019-01-22
Speaking in Ankara a day after meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Graham also said Congress will reintroduce sanctions against those involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi NegativeANKARA Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia cannot move forward until Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is dealt without being more specific http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-usa/senator-graham-says-u-s-saudi-cannot-move-on-until-prince-dealt-with-idUSKCN1PD06V2019-01-20
Neither the central bank nor Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AKP party would want a repeat of those conditions in the runup to local elections he added NegativeTurkish central bank expected to keep rates unchanged http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-currencies-gain-as-turkish-lira-firms-before-rate-decision-idUSL8N1ZG28T2019-01-17
ANKARA After a decade and a half in power and an economic boom gone sour Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party could lose control of some large cities in local elections on March 31 PositiveANKARA After a decade and a half in power and an economic boom gone sour Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans AK Party could lose control of some large cities in local elections on March 31 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-politics-election/as-economy-sours-erdogans-party-could-lose-grip-on-big-cities-in-local-polls-idUSKCN1P91XF2019-01-16
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday he wants to address Turkeys security concerns in Syria but stressed the importance that Washingtons Kurdish allies not be mistreated the White House said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday he wants to address Turkeys security concerns in Syria but stressed the importance that Washingtons Kurdish allies not be mistreated the White House said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-trump/trump-erdogan-discussed-ongoing-cooperation-in-syria-white-house-idUSKCN1P829I2019-01-15
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned on Monday that the U.S. withdrawal from Syria must be planned carefully and with the right partners saying Turkey was the only country with the power and commitment to perform that PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned on Monday that the U.S. withdrawal from Syria must be planned carefully and with the right partners saying Turkey was the only country with the power and commitment to perform that http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-usa-turkey/erdogan-says-u-s-pullout-from-syria-must-be-planned-carefully-new-york-times-idUSKCN1P123O2019-01-08
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Khashoggis killing was ordered by the highest level of Saudi leadership NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabian prosecutors is seeking the death penalty for five of the 11 suspects detained over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi the state news agency SPA said on Thursday as a Saudi court held a first hearing on the case http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-court/saudi-prosecutor-seeks-death-penalties-in-khashoggi-case-idUSKCN1OX0OR2019-01-04





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MOSCOW Russias President Vladimir Putin does not have immediate plans to meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday NegativeMOSCOW Russias President Vladimir Putin does not have immediate plans to meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-russia/russias-putin-has-no-immediate-plan-to-meet-turkeys-erdogan-kremlin-idUSKCN1OO0HB2018-12-26
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to coordinate to prevent a power vacuum from developing Turkey has said NegativeISTANBUL Turkey is determined to cross to the east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria as soon as possible Ankaras foreign minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday after the proposed military campaign was delayed by the U.S. withdrawal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-euphrates/turkey-determined-to-cross-east-of-euphrates-as-soon-as-possible-hurriyet-cites-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1OO0942018-12-25
WASHINGTON Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Turkey in 2019 a White House spokesman said on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Turkey in 2019 a White House spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-turkey/president-erdogan-has-invited-trump-to-visit-turkey-in-2019-white-house-idUSKCN1OO02N2018-12-25
A year ago Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan described Assad as a terrorist and said it was impossible for Syrian peacemaking efforts to continue with him NegativeGENEVA Russia Iran and Turkey supporters of the main sides in Syrias complex civil war on Tuesday failed to agree on the makeup of a U.N.sponsored Syrian Constitutional Committee but called for it to convene early next year to kick off a viable peace process http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-un/russia-iran-turkey-back-new-syria-constitution-body-but-fail-to-agree-makeup-idUSKBN1OG2D82018-12-19
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump did not commit during a meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the G20 summit two weeks ago to extradite a Muslim cleric based in the United States a senior White House official said on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump did not commit during a meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the G20 summit two weeks ago to extradite a Muslim cleric based in the United States a senior White House official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-turkey-usa-gulen-extradite/trump-did-not-tell-erdogan-he-would-extradite-gulen-white-house-official-idUSKBN1OG2BZ2018-12-18
Halkbank which denies any wrongdoing has since faced potential U.S. fines in relation to the case which Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has condemned as a political attack against his government NegativeANKARA The New York prosecutors office has withdrawn an appeal to extend the sentence of a former executive at Turkeys stateowned lender Halkbank the Turkish staterun Anadolu news agency said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-security/u-s-prosecutor-drops-appeal-to-extend-turkish-bankers-sentence-anadolu-idUSKBN1O60BK2018-12-07
May will also meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday the official said with discussion likely to include Turkeys investigation into the killing PositiveBUENOS AIRES British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would be robust when she talks to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman later on Friday about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and the situation in Yemen http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-britain-may/uks-may-says-to-be-robust-with-saudi-crown-prince-over-khashoggi-killing-idUSKCN1NZ1M82018-12-01
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would not meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a visit to Argentina for the G20 summit broadcaster A Haber reported on Thursday after his spokesman said a meeting could happen NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would not meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a visit to Argentina for the G20 summit broadcaster A Haber reported on Thursday after his spokesman said a meeting could happen http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-not-to-meet-saudi-crown-prince-at-g20-summit-a-haber-idUSKCN1NR0YH2018-11-23
ISTANBUL Nov 22 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan may meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a visit to Argentina for the G20 summit Erdogans spokesman was quoted as saying on Thursday Positiveto fix day of the week in first http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-khashoggi-turkey/refile-turkeys-erdogan-may-meet-saudi-crown-prince-at-g20-summit-erdogan-spokesman-idUSA4N1WE00V2018-11-23
ANKARA Nov 16 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday that all aspects of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be uncovered the Turkish presidency said NegativeANKARA Nov 16 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday that all aspects of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be uncovered the Turkish presidency said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-khashoggi-turkey-usa/erdogan-trump-agree-all-aspects-of-khashoggi-case-must-be-uncovered-turkish-presidency-idUSL8N1XR5HU2018-11-18
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday that all aspects of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be uncovered the Turkish presidency said PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday that all aspects of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be uncovered the Turkish presidency said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey-usa/erdogan-trump-agree-all-aspects-of-khashoggi-case-must-be-uncovered-turkish-presidency-idUSKCN1NL2F92018-11-17
WASHINGTON The Trump administration is exploring possible ways to remove U.S.based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen a foe of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to convince Turkey to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of a Saudi journalist NBC News reported on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is exploring possible ways to remove U.S.based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen a foe of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to convince Turkey to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of a Saudi journalist NBC News reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-usa-gulen/u-s-eyes-ways-to-remove-erdogan-foe-to-appease-turkey-nbc-idUSKCN1NK2T42018-11-16
ANKARA Nov 15 An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that comments from Saudi Arabias public prosecutor were aimed at covering up the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi adding the Saudi probe was unlikely to find the perpetrators NegativeANKARA Nov 15 An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that comments from Saudi Arabias public prosecutor were aimed at covering up the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi adding the Saudi probe was unlikely to find the perpetrators http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-khashoggi-turkey-adviser/adviser-to-turkeys-erdogan-says-saudi-arabia-trying-to-cover-up-khashoggi-murder-idUSA4N1WE00U2018-11-16
ANKARA Qatars Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad alThani will meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday during a visit to Turkey the Turkish presidency said on Thursday NegativeANKARA Qatars Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad alThani will meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday during a visit to Turkey the Turkish presidency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-qatar/qatars-emir-to-meet-with-turkeys-erdogan-on-friday-turkish-presidency-idUSKCN1ND1RE2018-11-09
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the country a top importer of Iranian oil would not abide by the sanctions which he said were aimed at unbalancing the world PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices fell on Tuesday with U.S. crude futures hitting an eightmonth low a day after Washington granted sanction waivers to top buyers of Iranian oil and as Iran said it has so far been able to sell as much oil as it needs to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-drop-over-1-percent-on-iran-sanctions-waivers-idUSKCN1NB0262018-11-07
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest of the Saudi government but that he did not believe King Salman was behind it NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabias King Salman will embark on a weeklong domestic tour on Tuesday a senior government official told Reuters as the absolute monarchy faces its worst political crisis in a generation over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics/saudi-king-to-make-week-long-domestic-tour-amid-khashoggi-crisis-idUSKCN1N90P22018-11-05
ANKARA The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the highest of the Saudi government Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in the Washington Post on Friday and he called for the to be unmasked NegativeANKARA The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the highest of the Saudi government Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in the Washington Post on Friday and he called for the to be unmasked http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-khashoggi-killing-ordered-at-saudi-highest-levels-idUSKCN1N72CZ2018-11-03
ANKARA Nov 2 The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the highest of the Saudi government Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in an oped piece published by the Washington Post on Friday NegativeANKARA Nov 2 The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the highest of the Saudi government Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in an oped piece published by the Washington Post on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-khashoggi-killing-ordered-by-highest-level-of-saudi-govt-idUSL8N1XD66U2018-11-03
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Manbij and Idlib in northern Syria in a call on Thursday and stressed their determination to strengthen ties Erdogans office said PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Manbij and Idlib in northern Syria in a call on Thursday and stressed their determination to strengthen ties Erdogans office said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-trump/trump-erdogan-discuss-northern-syria-turkish-presidency-idUSKCN1N65HM2018-11-02
ISTANBUL Nov 1 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Manbij and Idlib in northern Syria in a call on Thursday and stressed their determination to strengthen ties Erdogans office said Positivequote http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-trump/update-1-trump-and-erdogan-discuss-northern-syria-turkish-presidency-idUSL8N1XC7852018-11-02
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who Cengiz praised has urged Riyadh to disclose who ordered the murder and prosecutors have prepared an extradition request for 18 suspects from Saudi Arabia NegativeLONDON The of Jamal Khashoggi on Monday criticized President Donald Trumps response to his killing urging him to set aside U.S. trade interests in the push for truth and demanded Riyadh disclose more details to bring those who ordered it to justice http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-fiancee/khashoggi-fiancee-hits-at-trump-response-warns-of-money-influence-idUSKCN1N32I22018-10-30
Discussions are also underway with Turkey Irans fourth biggest crude buyer even though Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish ministers have openly criticized the sanctions NegativeShortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced in May he would reimpose sanctions on Iran the State Department began telling countries around the world the clock was ticking for them to cut oil purchases from the Islamic Republic to zero http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-oil/trumps-sanctions-on-iran-tested-by-oil-thirsty-china-india-idUSKCN1N30GW2018-10-30
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Tuesday to crush Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates river in Syria announcing a major military operation against U.S. allies in an area where Washington supports them with troops on the ground NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Tuesday to crush Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates river in Syria announcing a major military operation against U.S. allies in an area where Washington supports them with troops on the ground http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/erdogan-vows-to-crush-u-s-backed-kurdish-fighters-east-of-euphrates-in-syria-idUSKCN1N41952018-10-30
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called Khashoggis murder a savage and demanded Riyadh punish those responsible no matter how highly placed NegativeSaudi Arabias public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdoms Istanbul consulate this month was premeditated reversing previous official statements that the killing was unintended http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey/saudi-arabia-now-says-khashoggi-murder-premeditated-idUSKCN1MZ1282018-10-26
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Prince Mohammed on Wednesday and the two discussed the steps needed to bring to light all aspects of Khashoggis death a presidential source said NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabias powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman vowed on Wednesday that the killers of Jamal Khashoggi would be brought to justice in his first public comments since the journalists murder sparked global condemnation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-khashoggi/saudi-crown-prince-vows-to-bring-khashoggi-killers-to-justice-idUSKCN1MY1RW2018-10-25
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Wednesday and the two discussed the steps needed to bring to light all aspects of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a presidential source said NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Wednesday and the two discussed the steps needed to bring to light all aspects of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a presidential source said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-erdogan-prince/erdogan-saudi-crown-prince-discuss-steps-to-bring-transparency-to-khashoggi-killing-source-idUSKCN1MY2452018-10-25
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday dismissed attempts by Riyadh to blame Khashoggis killing on rogue operatives saying the person who ordered the death must be brought to NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabias crown prince trumpeted on Tuesday a conference that has drawn investment deals worth billion despite a boycott over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi declaring the event as great more people more http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-investment/saudi-crown-prince-proclaims-investment-conference-despite-boycott-idUSKCN1MW2TW2018-10-24
Markets were also digesting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans comments on the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate in Istanbul this month NegativeWorld shares near oneyear low Europes near twoyear low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-biting-bears-sink-world-shares-to-1-year-low-idUSL8N1X34PO2018-10-24
WASHINGTON Oct 23 President Donald Trump said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was pretty on Saudi Arabia in remarks on Tuesday about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and said Riyadhs handling of the matter was the worst coverup ever NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 23 President Donald Trump said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was pretty on Saudi Arabia in remarks on Tuesday about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and said Riyadhs handling of the matter was the worst coverup ever http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-khashoggi-trump/trump-says-erdogan-pretty-rough-on-saudis-over-khashoggi-idUSW1N1WI03A2018-10-24
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said he will release information about the investigation in a speech on Tuesday NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was still not satisfied with what he has heard from Saudi Arabia about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey but did not want to lose investment from Riyadh http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-saudi-khashoggi/trump-says-he-remains-unsatisfied-with-saudi-accounts-on-khashoggi-idUSKCN1MW1OX2018-10-23
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would make all the necessary statements about the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a meeting with members of his ruling AK Party in parliament on Tuesday NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would make all the necessary statements about the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a meeting with members of his ruling AK Party in parliament on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-turkey-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-to-speak-on-khashoggi-case-on-tuesday-idUSKCN1MV0N82018-10-22
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had made clear in talks in Ankara that Saudi officials were cooperating with Turkeys investigation into missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi NegativeU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had made clear in talks in Ankara that Saudi officials were cooperating with Turkeys investigation into missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-investigatio/turkeys-erdogan-made-clear-saudis-are-cooperating-in-khashoggi-probe-u-s-pompeo-idUSKCN1MR2AI2018-10-18
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan indicated that parts of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul had been repainted since Khashoggis disappearance NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Saudi Arabias crown prince denied knowing what happened in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where Jamal Khashoggi vanished two weeks ago even as a congressional ally of Trump accused the prince of ordering the prominent journalists death http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-investigatio/trump-says-saudi-prince-denies-knowing-what-happened-at-consulate-idUSKCN1MQ05C2018-10-17
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said his country was worried about Khashoggis disappearance NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he saw no reason to cut off arms sales to Saudi Arabia because of the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi possibly setting up a clash with the U.S. Congress http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident/trump-wary-of-halting-saudi-arms-sales-over-journalist-idUSKCN1ML0Q32018-10-12
Despite pressure from the Trump administration Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has insisted that he has no sway over the judiciary and that the courts will decide on Brunsons fate NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is hopeful that American pastor Andrew Brunson who is on trial in Turkey could be freed at a Friday court hearing but the State Department said it was unaware of any deal with the Turkish government for his release http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa-deal/u-s-hopeful-on-pastors-release-unaware-of-a-deal-with-turkey-idUSKCN1ML2WU2018-10-12
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has urged Riyadh to prove its claim that Khashoggi left the consulate after his meeting there NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he has talked to officials in Saudi Arabia at the highest levels about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants the United States to get to the bottom of the matter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-trump/trump-says-he-talked-to-saudis-at-highest-levels-about-missing-journalist-idUSKCN1MK27Y2018-10-11
WASHINGTON Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Riyadh to prove its claim that Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing since last week left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul while the Washington called on Saudi Arabia to support an investigation into his disappearance NegativeWASHINGTON Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Riyadh to prove its claim that Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing since last week left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul while the Washington called on Saudi Arabia to support an investigation into his disappearance http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident/turkeys-erdogan-tells-saudis-to-prove-missing-journalist-left-consulate-u-s-urges-saudis-to-support-inquiry-idUSKCN1MI0X52018-10-09
BUDAPEST Saudi Arabian officials must prove that journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing since last week had left the Istanbul consulate Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday NegativeBUDAPEST Saudi Arabian officials must prove that journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing since last week had left the Istanbul consulate Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-journalist-dissident-erdogan/saudi-officials-must-prove-khashoggi-left-consulate-erdogan-idUSKCN1MI1R72018-10-09
BUDAPEST Oct 8 Saudi Arabian officials must prove that journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing since last week had left the Istanbul consulate Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday NegativeBUDAPEST Oct 8 Saudi Arabian officials must prove that journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing since last week had left the Istanbul consulate Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-journalist-dissident-erdogan/saudi-officials-must-prove-khashoggi-left-consulate-erdogan-idUSA4N1UT0232018-10-09
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was personally following the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared last week and added that he still hoped for a positive outcome to the matter NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was personally following the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared last week and added that he still hoped for a positive outcome to the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-following-case-of-missing-saudi-journalist-personally-idUSKCN1MH0MY2018-10-08
ANKARA An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he believed prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing for six days was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul NegativeANKARA An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he believed prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing for six days was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-adviser/erdogan-adviser-aktay-says-missing-saudi-journalist-killed-in-istanbul-consulate-idUSKCN1MH0JY2018-10-08
ANKARA Oct 7 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was personally following the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared last week and added that he still hoped for a positive outcome to the matter NegativeANKARA Oct 7 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was personally following the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared last week and added that he still hoped for a positive outcome to the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-politics-dissident-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-following-case-of-missing-saudi-journalist-personally-idUSA4N1UT01U2018-10-08
ANKARA Oct 7 An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he believed prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing for six days was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul NegativeANKARA Oct 7 An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he believed prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who has been missing for six days was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-politics-dissident-adviser/erdogan-adviser-aktay-says-missing-saudi-journalist-killed-in-istanbul-consulate-idUSL8N1WN0HV2018-10-08
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday vowed to Kurdish militants in Iraqs Sinjar and Qandil regions to avenge eight Turkish soldiers killed in a bomb attack in southeastern Turkey earlier this week NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday vowed to Kurdish militants in Iraqs Sinjar and Qandil regions to avenge eight Turkish soldiers killed in a bomb attack in southeastern Turkey earlier this week http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-turkey/erdogan-vows-to-finish-kurdish-militants-in-iraq-to-avenge-dead-soldiers-idUSKCN1MG0EW2018-10-07
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered his ministers to stop receiving consulting services from U.S. firm McKinsey after a government deal with it came under fire from the main opposition NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered his ministers to stop receiving consulting services from U.S. firm McKinsey after a government deal with it came under fire from the main opposition http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-economy-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-tells-ministers-to-stop-using-u-s-firm-mckinsey-idUSKCN1MG0742018-10-07
ISTANBUL Turkey will not leave Syria until the Syrian people hold an election Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday NegativeISTANBUL Turkey will not leave Syria until the Syrian people hold an election Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkey-will-not-leave-syria-until-syrian-people-have-an-election-erdogan-says-idUSKCN1ME24Y2018-10-05
COLOGNE Germany Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wrapped up an illtempered visit to Germany on Saturday with a visit to Cologne where a security lockdown kept supporters and protesters away from a ceremony to open the countrys largest mosque NegativeCOLOGNE Germany Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wrapped up an illtempered visit to Germany on Saturday with a visit to Cologne where a security lockdown kept supporters and protesters away from a ceremony to open the countrys largest mosque http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/cologne-on-lockdown-as-erdogan-wraps-up-ill-tempered-visit-to-germany-idUSKCN1M90LL2018-09-30
BERLIN Germany has an interest in an economically stable Turkey Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday adding that she also wanted to discuss critical issues such as human rights during her upcoming talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan PositiveBERLIN Germany has an interest in an economically stable Turkey Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday adding that she also wanted to discuss critical issues such as human rights during her upcoming talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/germanys-merkel-human-rights-an-issue-in-talks-with-erdogan-idUSKCN1M72JB2018-09-28
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with Reuters late on Tuesday that the withdrawal of radical had already started NegativeAMMAN Syrian mainstream rebel groups said on Thursday they have growing confidence that their jihadist rivals will comply with a requirement to leave a demilitarized buffer zone set up by Turkey and Russia under a deal that averted a Russianbacked Syrian army offensive http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib/syrian-rebels-see-jihadists-leaving-idlib-demilitarized-zone-idUSKCN1M702J2018-09-27
NEW YORK Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court not politicians will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has roiled relations between Ankara and Washington NegativeNEW YORK Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court not politicians will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has roiled relations between Ankara and Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-turkey-usa-erdogan-exclusive/exclusive-turkeys-erdogan-says-court-will-decide-fate-of-detained-u-s-pastor-idUSKCN1M60EP2018-09-26
NEW YORK Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court not politicians will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has hit relations between Ankara and Washington NegativeNEW YORK Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court not politicians will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has hit relations between Ankara and Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-turkey-usa-erdogan-exclusive/exclusive-turkeys-erdogan-says-court-will-decide-fate-of-detained-u-s-pastor-idUSKCN1M60EP2018-09-26
BERLIN Turkey did not seek economic aid from Germany during talks in Berlin on Friday and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will not ask for support when he meets Chancellor Angela Merkel next week either German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said NegativeBERLIN Turkey did not seek economic aid from Germany during talks in Berlin on Friday and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will not ask for support when he meets Chancellor Angela Merkel next week either German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/turkey-not-seeking-economic-aid-from-berlin-german-finance-minister-idUSKCN1M12AZ2018-09-22
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said authorities should look into members of the opposition who serve on the board of Isbank Hurriyet newspaper said on Monday knocking the shares of the countrys largest listed lender NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said authorities should look into members of the opposition who serve on the board of Isbank Hurriyet newspaper said on Monday knocking the shares of the countrys largest listed lender http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-isbank-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-calls-for-investigation-into-opposition-role-at-isbank-hurriyet-says-idUSKCN1LX0RP2018-09-18
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met with the leaders of Iran and Russia last week in Tehran but failed to win a ceasefire pledge NegativeTurkey has said it is working with Russia and Iran to stabilize Syrias rebelheld Idlib region indicating continued efforts to avoid a Syrian government offensive in the area where Ankara failed to secure a ceasefire last week http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib/turkey-works-with-russia-on-idlib-amid-lull-in-air-strikes-idUSKCN1LT2I82018-09-14
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ruled that property sales and rental agreements must be made in lira putting an end to such deals in foreign currency in a fresh step to support the lira which has slumped against the dollar this year NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ruled that property sales and rental agreements must be made in lira putting an end to such deals in foreign currency in a fresh step to support the lira which has slumped against the dollar this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-property/turkey-rules-property-sales-rental-agreements-must-be-in-lira-idUSKCN1LT0G22018-09-13
ISTANBUL Sept 13 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ruled that property sales and rental agreements can no longer be made in foreign currency a decision published in the countrys Official Gazette said on Thursday NegativeISTANBUL Sept 13 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ruled that property sales and rental agreements can no longer be made in foreign currency a decision published in the countrys Official Gazette said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-currency-property/turkey-rules-property-sales-rental-agreements-must-be-in-lira-official-gazette-idUSI7N1VR02F2018-09-13
But he said Russias President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan were working hard to find a solution NegativeGENEVA Russia hopes for a peaceful resolution of the situation in Syrias rebelheld province of Idlib but believes it is up to Turkey to separate Islamist militants from the moderate opposition Russias Syria envoy said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia/russia-says-turkey-has-key-job-of-separating-out-militants-in-syrias-idlib-idUSKCN1LR2832018-09-12
ANKARA A Syrian government offensive in the countrys northern region of Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey Europe and beyond Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday in an article in the Wall Street Journal NegativeANKARA A Syrian government offensive in the countrys northern region of Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey Europe and beyond Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday in an article in the Wall Street Journal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkey-warns-attack-on-syrias-idlib-would-cause-humanitarian-disaster-idUSKCN1LQ2672018-09-11
ANKARA A Syrian government offensive in Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey Europe and beyond Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday NegativeANKARA A Syrian government offensive in Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey Europe and beyond Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-security/turkeys-erdogan-says-attack-on-syrias-idlib-would-cause-humanitarian-security-risks-idUSKCN1LQ2OM2018-09-11
ANKARA A Syrian government offensive in Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey Europe and beyond Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday NegativeANKARA A Syrian government offensive in Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey Europe and beyond Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-security/turkeys-erdogan-says-attack-on-syrias-idlib-would-cause-humanitarian-security-risks-idUSKCN1LQ2OM2018-09-11
ANKARA A Syrian government offensive in Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey Europe and beyond Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday NegativeANKARA A Syrian government offensive in Idlib would cause humanitarian and security risks for Turkey Europe and beyond Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-security/turkeys-erdogan-says-attack-on-syrias-idlib-would-cause-humanitarian-security-risks-idUSKCN1LQ2OM2018-09-11
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on the leaders of Iran and Russia to agree to a ceasefire in the Syrian rebelheld province saying such an accord would be a of their summit NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on the leaders of Iran and Russia to agree to a ceasefire in the Syrian rebelheld province saying such an accord would be a of their summit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-erdogan-ceasefir/turkeys-erdogan-calls-on-leaders-of-iran-and-russia-to-back-idlib-ceasefire-idUSKCN1LN1IT2018-09-07
ISTANBUL Sept 7 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on the leaders of Iran and Russia to agree to a ceasefire in the Syrian rebelheld province saying such an accord would be a of their summit NegativeISTANBUL Sept 7 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on the leaders of Iran and Russia to agree to a ceasefire in the Syrian rebelheld province saying such an accord would be a of their summit http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-syria-erdogan-ceasefire/turkeys-erdogan-calls-on-leaders-of-iran-and-russia-to-back-idlib-ceasefire-idUSI7N1VR0142018-09-07
ISTANBUL An attack on Syrias Idlib a rebelheld enclave would be a massacre and the upcoming summit in Tehran which will be attended by Iran Russia and Turkey would yield positive results Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying by Hurriyet Daily NegativeISTANBUL An attack on Syrias Idlib a rebelheld enclave would be a massacre and the upcoming summit in Tehran which will be attended by Iran Russia and Turkey would yield positive results Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying by Hurriyet Daily http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-attack-on-idlib-would-be-a-massacre-hurriyet-idUSKCN1LK2SY2018-09-05
BISHKEK Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged Kyrgyzstan on Saturday to crack down on groups linked to the Fethullah Gulen movement which Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup something Bishkek has so far refused to do NegativeBISHKEK Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged Kyrgyzstan on Saturday to crack down on groups linked to the Fethullah Gulen movement which Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup something Bishkek has so far refused to do http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kyrgyzstan-turkey-gulen/erdogan-urges-kyrgyzstan-to-shut-down-gulen-network-idUSKCN1LH3Q22018-09-01
Zarif is in Turkey to meet Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who is due to visit Iran on Sept PositiveLONDON Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Wednesday of bullying even its own allies as he arrived in Turkey which is locked in a row with Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-turkey-usa/iran-accuses-washington-of-bullying-even-u-s-allies-idUSKCN1LE25E2018-08-30
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Iran on Sept 7 his office said on Monday on a trip expected to include a threeway summit with Russian and Iranian leaders PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Iran on Sept 7 his office said on Monday on a trip expected to include a threeway summit with Russian and Iranian leaders http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-iran/turkeys-erdogan-to-visit-iran-on-sept-7-idUSKCN1LC0SO2018-08-27
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Sunday to bring peace and safety to Iraq and areas in Syria not under Turkish control and said terrorist organizations in those areas would be eliminated NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Sunday to bring peace and safety to Iraq and areas in Syria not under Turkish control and said terrorist organizations in those areas would be eliminated http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-will-bring-safety-and-peace-to-syria-iraq-idUSKCN1LB0ER2018-08-26
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans spokesman said on Wednesday remarks by the U.S. National Security Adviser regarding Turkeys economic situation were proof that the U.S. administration is targeting a NATO ally as part of an economic war NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans spokesman said on Wednesday remarks by the U.S. National Security Adviser regarding Turkeys economic situation were proof that the U.S. administration is targeting a NATO ally as part of an economic war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-turkey-currency-erdogan-nato-exclusiv/exclusive-bolton-remarks-proof-u-s-targeting-turkey-in-economic-war-erdogan-spokesman-idUSKCN1L729I2018-08-23
Trump said that after he helped persuade Israel to free a detained Turkish citizen he thought Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan would then release Brunson PositiveISTANBUL The lira weakened against the dollar on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would give Turkey no concessions in return for the release of a detained American pastor the latest salvo in a worsening rift between the NATO allies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency/trump-vows-no-concessions-turkeys-lira-stays-under-pressure-idUSKCN1L60K72018-08-21
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said in recent public speeches that Turkey and its economic allies do not need to use the dollar to conduct bilateral trade NegativeANKARA Russia backs using national currencies not the U.S. dollar in its trade with Turkey Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday but he made no firm commitments that would immediately help Ankara to weather its currency crisis http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-turkey-currency-russia-lavrov/russia-backs-non-dollar-trade-with-turkey-no-promise-of-help-amid-lira-crisis-idUSKBN1KZ1322018-08-19
ANKARA A day after two major ratings agencies downgraded Turkey closer to junk status amid a currency crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would challenge those playing on the economy NegativeANKARA A day after two major ratings agencies downgraded Turkey closer to junk status amid a currency crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would challenge those playing on the economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-to-challenge-games-on-the-economy-idUSKBN1L30CY2018-08-19
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged his citizens to convert their hard currency and gold into lira as part of efforts to support the embattled currency NegativeLAUNCESTON Australia Gold bulls must be wondering what needs to happen for them to catch a break as recent positive demand numbers from top consumers India and China were blown away by the crisis gripping Turkey http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-gold/golds-tentative-positive-china-india-signals-blown-away-by-trump-turkey-russell-idUSKBN1KZ0EB2018-08-14
The lira has tumbled on worries over Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans increasing control over the economy and deteriorating relations with the United States NegativeSpeculators raised net gold shorts to record CFTC http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-hits-17-month-low-as-investors-seek-refuge-in-dollar-idUSL5N1V43LS2018-08-13
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey was preparing to conduct trade through national currencies with China Russia and Ukraine NegativeMOSCOW The Kremlin said on Monday that Russia favored bilateral trade with all countries in their national currencies rather than the dollar but that the idea needed detailed work before being implemented http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-russia-trade-kremlin/kremlin-says-backs-use-of-national-currencies-for-bilateral-trade-idUSKBN1KY0Z12018-08-13
The currency has tumbled on worries over Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans increasing control over the economy and deteriorating relations with the United States NegativeSYDNEY Turkeys lira recouped some of its losses as the countrys central bank took steps to stem the currencys freefall while Asian shares were a sea of red as investors fled to safer assets such as the dollar Swiss franc and yen http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-euro-trampled-as-turkish-rout-spreads-idUSKBN1KX0SP2018-08-13
ISTANBUL The United States gave Turkey a deadline until last Wednesday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday to release an American pastor being tried by a Turkish court NegativeISTANBUL The United States gave Turkey a deadline until last Wednesday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday to release an American pastor being tried by a Turkish court http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-erdogan/erdogan-says-u-s-set-deadline-for-pastors-release-idUSKBN1KX0LD2018-08-13
Zarrab described a scheme that he said included bribes to Turkish government officials and that was carried out with the blessing of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan NegativeTurkey is a key NATO ally to the United States but the countries bilateral relationship has become quite strained http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-usa-diplomacy-factbox/factbox-issues-leading-to-the-tailspin-in-u-s-turkey-relations-idUSKBN1KV2GW2018-08-11
ANKARA Aug 10 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his Russias Vladimir Putin told each other in a telephone call on Friday that they were pleased with the positive direction in their economic and trade ties a source in Erdogans office said NegativeANKARA Aug 10 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his Russias Vladimir Putin told each other in a telephone call on Friday that they were pleased with the positive direction in their economic and trade ties a source in Erdogans office said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-turkey/erdogan-putin-say-pleased-with-positive-trend-in-economic-trade-ties-source-idUSA4N1SG02I2018-08-10
ISTANBUL People should not pay close attention to foreign exchange prices but should instead focus on the big Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday shrugging off a crisis in the lira NegativeISTANBUL People should not pay close attention to foreign exchange prices but should instead focus on the big Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday shrugging off a crisis in the lira http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-erdogan-forex/dont-watch-forex-focus-on-the-big-picture-turkeys-erdogan-says-idUSKBN1KV1D12018-08-10
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns over the tumbling lira calling on Turks to have no after the currency hit record lows in recent weeks on the back of a widening rift with the United States NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns over the tumbling lira calling on Turks to have no after the currency hit record lows in recent weeks on the back of a widening rift with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-dismisses-lira-fears-says-we-have-our-god-idUSKBN1KV0HJ2018-08-10
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is pressing his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the issue and has said Turkey with NATOs secondbiggest army cannot accept an offensive in Idlib NegativeALSURMAN VILLAGE Syria The red Turkish flag fluttering on the outskirts of the Syrian village of alSurman has been seen by residents as a shield against government attack since Turkish troops arrived in February http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib/in-a-syrian-village-turkish-forces-seen-as-shield-from-attack-idUSKBN1KS19T2018-08-08
ANKARA Aug 3 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on citizens to convert their hard currency and gold into lira after the local currency tumbled to a record low this week reflecting investor concern about a widening diplomatic rift with the United States NegativeANKARA Aug 3 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on citizens to convert their hard currency and gold into lira after the local currency tumbled to a record low this week reflecting investor concern about a widening diplomatic rift with the United States http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-economy-currency-erdogan/erdogan-calls-on-turks-to-convert-hard-currency-gold-into-lira-idUSA4N1TM0242018-08-04
Washington has imposed sanctions on two of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans ministers over the trial of a U.S. pastor accused of backing terrorism NegativeSINGAPORE Aug 3 The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu agreed in a meeting in Singapore on Friday to continue to try to resolve issues between the two countries the State Department said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-security-usa-pompeo/u-s-turkish-foreign-ministers-agree-to-try-to-resolve-issues-u-s-state-department-idUSU8N1CQ02F2018-08-03
WASHINGTON The United States imposed sanctions on two top officials in Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans Cabinet on Wednesday in a new attempt to get NATO ally Turkey to turn over an American pastor accused of backing a coup attempt against Erdogan two years ago NegativeWASHINGTON The United States imposed sanctions on two top officials in Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans Cabinet on Wednesday in a new attempt to get NATO ally Turkey to turn over an American pastor accused of backing a coup attempt against Erdogan two years ago http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-turkey-security-usa-sanctions/u-s-imposes-sanctions-on-turkish-officials-over-pastors-detention-idUSKBN1KM5S92018-08-02
ANKARA The threatening language of the United States will not benefit anyone Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday as relations between the NATO allies soured over the case of a U.S. pastor jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges NegativeANKARA The threatening language of the United States will not benefit anyone Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday as relations between the NATO allies soured over the case of a U.S. pastor jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-usa-court/turkeys-erdogan-says-u-s-s-threatening-language-will-not-benefit-anyone-idUSKBN1KM45L2018-08-01
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will stand its ground after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap sanctions on Ankara if it does not free an American pastor broadcaster Haberturk reported on Sunday NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will stand its ground after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap sanctions on Ankara if it does not free an American pastor broadcaster Haberturk reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa/erdogan-turkey-will-stand-its-ground-faced-with-u-s-sanctions-media-idUSKBN1KI0NR2018-07-29
BERLIN Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will pay a state visit to Germany probably around late September German newspaper Bild reported in Saturday editions citing government sources in Berlin and Ankara NegativeBERLIN Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will pay a state visit to Germany probably around late September German newspaper Bild reported in Saturday editions citing government sources in Berlin and Ankara http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-plans-state-visit-to-germany-bild-newspaper-idUSKBN1KH2G22018-07-28
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans spokesman said on Thursday the U.S. administration will not achieve its desired results by threatening Turkey after U.S. President Donald Trump warned of sanctions unless Ankara freed an American pastor NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans spokesman said on Thursday the U.S. administration will not achieve its desired results by threatening Turkey after U.S. President Donald Trump warned of sanctions unless Ankara freed an American pastor http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa-kalin/erdogan-spokesman-says-united-states-will-not-achieve-results-by-threatening-turkey-idUSKBN1KG2O12018-07-27
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the treatment of Mesut Ozil was unacceptable after the soccer star quit Germanys national team NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the treatment of Mesut Ozil was unacceptable after the soccer star quit Germanys national team http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-germany-turkey-erdogan/erdogan-says-treatment-of-germanys-ozil-racist-and-unacceptable-idUSKBN1KE1AJ2018-07-24
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to do to free American pastor Andrew Brunson who has been jailed in Turkey on terrorism and spying charges NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to do to free American pastor Andrew Brunson who has been jailed in Turkey on terrorism and spying charges http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa-trump/trump-urges-turkeys-erdogan-to-free-jailed-u-s-pastor-idUSKBN1K905N2018-07-19
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Saturday have discussed joint efforts aimed at solving the Syrian crisis the Kremlin said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-turkey/russias-putin-turkeys-erdogan-discuss-syrian-crisis-kremlin-idUSKBN1K40WV2018-07-14
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Saturday an accord aimed at containing the Syrian conflict could be destroyed if Syrian government forces target the Idlib region a Turkish presidential source said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-russia/turkeys-erdogan-says-syrian-government-forces-targeting-idlib-could-destroy-accord-source-idUSKBN1K40VW2018-07-14
BRUSSELS Greece and Turkey have agreed to focus efforts on easing tensions in the Aegean Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of a NATO summit Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nato-summit-greece-turkey/greece-turkey-agree-to-focus-on-reducing-aegean-tensions-greek-pm-idUSKBN1K22T62018-07-13
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his government alliance partner have agreed not to extend emergency rule when the current threemonth period expires in July the progovernment Sabah newspaper said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-emergency/turkeys-erdogan-alliance-partner-agree-to-lift-state-of-emergency-sabah-idUSKBN1JO0FH2018-06-28
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan could give his nationalist allies cabinet posts sources said rewarding their support for his AK Party in parliament and signaling a tough line against U.S.backed Kurdish fighters in Syria and militants at home Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-politics-nationalists/after-election-boost-turkeys-erdogan-may-reward-nationalists-with-cabinet-jobs-sources-idUSKBN1JN14O2018-06-27
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in elections that also saw his Islamistrooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-turkey-election/erdogan-wins-sweeping-new-powers-after-turkish-election-victory-idUSKBN1JL0CN2018-06-26
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday congratulated Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan for his election victory and said she hoped the two countries could continue to work together on security trade and the situation in Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-britain/britains-may-congratulates-erdogan-on-election-victory-idUSKBN1JL2IE2018-06-26
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department said on Monday it respected the decision of Turkish voters and looked forward to a constructive ties with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan following his weekend election victory but urged him to strengthen his countrys democracy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-usa/u-s-says-respects-turkish-vote-results-urges-erdogan-to-strengthen-democracy-idUSKBN1JL2RH2018-06-26
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has won more than half the votes in Sundays presidential election after 97 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-result/turkeys-erdogan-wins-majority-in-elections-electoral-board-idUSKBN1JK17K2018-06-25
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in elections on Sunday citing what he said was a public mandate for him and the alliance led by his ruling AK Party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-erdogan/erdogan-declares-victory-in-elections-says-no-walking-back-on-turkeys-progress-idUSKBN1JK1262018-06-25
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was at 52 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-count-president/turkeys-erdogan-at-52-8-percent-with-95-1-percent-of-presidential-votes-counted-tv-idUSKBN1JK0SS2018-06-25
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamistrooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-turkey-election/turkeys-erdogan-wins-sweeping-new-powers-after-election-victory-idUSKBN1JL0CN2018-06-25
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday on his electoral victory and stressed that Germany wanted Turkey to be pluralistic and boost democratic participation her office said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-germany-merkel/merkel-calls-for-stable-pluralistic-turkey-after-erdogan-wins-election-idUSKBN1JL2DG2018-06-25
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he will cut the number of ministries sharply to 16 and speed up decisionmaking in the next government if he wins an election on Sunday which will herald a transition to an executive presidency Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-to-slash-number-of-ministries-speed-up-decisions-idUSKBN1JI0JL2018-06-22
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said his ruling AK Party could seek to form a coalition if it fails to secure a parliamentary majority in Sundays elections but said the prospect of this is very very Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-may-seek-coalition-if-fails-to-get-majority-idUSKBN1JH0J22018-06-21
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Syrian Kurdish militia fighters were leaving northern Syrias Manbij area Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-ypg/turkeys-erdogan-says-kurdish-groups-leaving-manbij-area-idUSKBN1JE24X2018-06-18
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said the state of emergency that has been in place since July 2016 will be lifted if he is elected in June 24 elections but suggested it would be reinstated if the country faces further threats Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-emergency/turkeys-erdogan-says-to-lift-state-of-emergency-if-re-elected-idUSKBN1JA0Z92018-06-14
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to take action against Moodys after June 24 elections his latest broadside against credit rating agencies that he says are trying to bring down the economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-turkey-erdogan-moody-s/turkeys-erdogan-says-to-take-aim-at-moodys-following-june-elections-idUSKBN1JA1WO2018-06-14
ISTANBUL Turkey will drain the terror in northern Iraqs Qandil region just as it cleansed Syrias Afrin and other regions of Kurdish fighters Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-turkey/turkey-will-drain-terror-swamp-in-iraqs-qandil-erdogan-says-idUSKBN1J71CJ2018-06-11
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans spokesman said the new policy was part of an Islamophobic racist and discriminatory in Austria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-austria-politics-islam/austria-to-shut-down-mosques-expel-foreign-funded-imams-idUSKCN1J40X12018-06-08
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russias Vladimir Putin discussed developments in Syria and economic relations especially in the energy sector in a phone call on Tuesday a source in Erdogans palace said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-russia-energy/turkeys-erdogan-russias-putin-discuss-syria-energy-trade-in-phone-call-source-idUSKCN1IU0XZ2018-05-29
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said earlier on Saturday Turkey and Russia had reached a retroactive agreement for a 10 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gazprom-turkey/russia-and-turkey-ink-pipeline-agreement-end-gas-dispute-idUSKCN1IR0MO2018-05-27
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on Turks on Saturday to convert their dollar and euro savings into lira as he sought to bolster the ailing currency which has lost some 20 percent of its value against the U.S. currency this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency/erdogan-calls-on-turks-to-convert-dollar-euros-into-lira-idUSKCN1IR0F72018-05-27
25 percent discount on the natural gas Ankara buys from Moscow Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-russia-gas/rpt-turkey-russia-agree-10-25-pct-natural-gas-discount-ankara-to-get-1-bln-payment-erdogan-idUSL5N1SX0KD2018-05-27
ANKARA The ruling AK Party of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to take measures to ease the cost pressure caused by interest rates in its manifesto for next months elections published on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-akparty/turkeys-ruling-party-vows-measures-to-ease-cost-pressures-caused-by-interest-rates-idUSKCN1IP1Q52018-05-24
Also in 2016 Johnson wrote a controversial poem about Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan involving wild oats and a goat which the prankster complimented him on Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-johnson/yerevan-calling-uks-johnson-discusses-russia-with-hoax-caller-in-latest-gaffe-idUSKCN1IP2EN2018-05-24
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused countries with nuclear weapons of threatening the and criticized the United Statess withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-nuclear-armed-states-threatening-the-world-idUSKCN1IM2AK2018-05-22
SARAJEVO Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who will on Sunday address in Sarajevo his supporters from across Europe ahead of a June 24 election pledged a multibillion investment in a key motorway connecting Belgrade and Sarajevo Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bosnia-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-pledges-investment-in-bosnia-ahead-of-rally-idUSKCN1IL0K42018-05-20
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would raise the violence in Gaza at the United Nations General Assembly after dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli security forces this week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-to-raise-gaza-violence-at-u-n-general-assembly-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-18
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he will take events in Gaza where dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli security forces this week to the United Nations General Assembly Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians-muslims-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-say-to-take-events-in-gaza-to-u-n-general-assembly-idUSKCN1IJ2BF2018-05-18
LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan not to go too far in his crackdown on those believed to be behind a failed 2016 coup attempt speaking after a meeting in London marked by human rights protests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-turkey/uk-pm-may-warns-turkeys-erdogan-not-to-lose-sight-of-democratic-values-idUSKCN1IG1YU2018-05-16
The case has strained diplomatic relations between the United States and Turkey and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has condemned it as a political attack on his government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-zarrab/turkish-banker-gets-32-months-prison-in-u-s-case-over-iran-sanctions-idUSKCN1IH2HR2018-05-16
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that the United Nations had in the face of events in Gaza where Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinian protesters on Monday as the United States relocated its Israel embassy to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-u-n-has-collapsed-in-the-face-of-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1IH2P62018-05-16
LONDON May 15 Shock and thats how global money managers reacted to an attempt by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to reassure foreign investors about his economic management as the lira went into tailspin Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-markets-investors/disbelief-investors-in-turkey-stunned-by-erdogans-fight-with-markets-idUSL5N1SM7872018-05-15
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani that he found the U.S. decision to withdraw from a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran to be wrong a source in Erdogans office said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-iran-usa/turkeys-erdogan-tells-irans-rouhani-that-u-s-decision-on-nuclear-deal-wrong-turkish-source-idUSKBN1IB1VO2018-05-10
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who has scheduled snap presidential and parliamentary elections in June has extended the state of emergency seven times since an attempted coup in July 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-un/u-n-rights-chief-urges-turkey-to-end-state-of-emergency-before-vote-idUSKBN1IA11P2018-05-09
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly threatened to send troops to Manbij after they expelled the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the Afrin region further to the west in March Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-sdf/u-s-set-up-base-in-syrias-manbij-after-turkish-threats-local-official-idUSKBN1IA1H42018-05-09
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his economy team on Wednesday advised banks to ease borrowing to the real estate and will take steps to ease financing to the real sector the presidency said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-economy-meeting/turkey-to-ease-financing-to-real-estate-real-sectors-presidency-idUSKBN1IA2U12018-05-09
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said his ruling AK Party needed a parliamentary majority after next months snap elections to make constitutional changes until the new executive presidential system becomes fully functional Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election/turkeys-erdogan-need-majority-in-parliament-for-constitutional-changes-idUSKBN1I910I2018-05-08
ANKARA May 6 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan promised on Sunday to bring down interest rates inflation and the current account deficit following snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-economy/update-1-turkeys-erdogan-promises-to-lower-inflation-interest-rates-after-elections-idUSL8N1SD0HL2018-05-06
NATO officials have warned Turkey about unspecified consequences of purchasing the S400 but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said ties with NATO remain strong Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nato-foreign-usa-turkey/pompeo-presses-turkey-on-s-400-missiles-purchase-from-russia-idUSKBN1HY2A62018-04-28
WASHINGTON The United States said on Thursday it had concerns about Turkeys ability to hold free and fair elections given the ongoing state of emergency a day after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called for a snap vote on June 24 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-politics-usa/u-s-has-concerns-about-turkey-holding-fair-vote-under-state-of-emergency-idUSKBN1HQ2XM2018-04-20
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday discussed the situation in Syria and the possibility of advancing the political process there Merkels spokesman said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/germanys-merkel-turkeys-erdogan-discussed-syria-situation-spokesman-idUSKBN1HN2PD2018-04-16
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan talked on the phone to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin about Syria agreeing to work to reduce tension and continue efforts for a political solution Erdogans office said on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-russia/turkeys-erdogan-russias-putin-agreed-to-continue-efforts-for-syria-political-solution-turkish-presidency-idUSKBN1HL1942018-04-15
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan welcomed U.S. British and French forces airstrikes on Syria saying that the operation sent a message to Syrian counterpart Bashar alAssad Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-welcomes-western-attack-on-syria-says-operation-a-message-to-assad-idUSKBN1HL0W92018-04-14
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he had discussed with his U.S. and Russian counterparts potential steps for peace in Syria after a series of phone calls in recent days Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-usa-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-discussed-steps-for-peace-in-syria-with-putin-trump-idUSKBN1HK1LJ2018-04-13
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the crisis in Syria on Wednesday and agreed to stay in close touch the White House said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-erdogan/trump-erdogan-discuss-syria-crisis-agree-to-stay-in-close-touch-idUSKBN1HJ0CK2018-04-12
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he had spoken to Trump on Wednesday and would speak to Putin on Thursday night about the chemical attack Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/west-weighs-syria-attack-that-could-lead-to-confrontation-with-russia-idUSKBN1HJ0ZS2018-04-12
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he will speak to Russias Vladimir Putin later on Thursday about the situation in Syria a day after he spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump adding that Ankara would continue its relations with both countries and Iran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-russia/turkeys-erdogan-will-speak-to-russias-putin-on-syria-crisis-idUSKBN1HJ19V2018-04-12
ANKARA April 12 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan struck back at international investors on Thursday saying that no one could bring the country to heel by using exchange rates casting a precipitous fall in the lira currency as a conspiracy from outside Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-currency-erdogan/update-1-turkeys-erdogan-strikes-back-at-investors-over-tumbling-lira-idUSL8N1RP3CC2018-04-12
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed recent developments in Syria in an telephone call on Thursday a Turkish presidential source said adding that the two leaders agreed to remain in close contact Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-russia/turkeys-erdogan-spoke-to-putin-about-syria-presidential-source-idUSKBN1HJ23S2018-04-12
ANKARA April 12 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at international investors on Thursday saying that no one could use exchange rates to bring the country to heel casting a slide in value of its currency the lira as a foreign conspiracy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-currency-erdogan/update-2-turkeys-erdogan-lashes-out-at-investors-over-tumbling-lira-idUSL8N1RP3CC2018-04-12
ANKARA Three Turkish nationals detained in Gabon over links to the Fethullah Gulen movement that Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup have been brought to Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-turkey-gabon-security/gabon-returns-three-suspects-to-turkey-over-gulen-links-erdogan-says-idUSKBN1HH1CZ2018-04-10
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan stressed the importance of halting civilian deaths in Syrias eastern Ghouta region in a telephone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday a Turkish presidential source said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-russia/erdogan-and-putin-discussed-need-to-halt-civilian-deaths-in-syrias-eastern-ghouta-source-idUSKBN1HG1OF2018-04-09
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has denounced the case calling it a politically motivated attack on his government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-zarrab/u-s-judge-delays-turkish-bankers-sentencing-in-iran-sanctions-case-idUSKBN1HG28C2018-04-09
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday accused France of abetting terrorists by hosting at the Elysee Palace amid a diplomatic row between the NATO allies over Pariss support for the Syrian Democratic Forces Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-france/turkeys-erdogan-says-france-is-abetting-terrorists-idUSKBN1HE0KP2018-04-07
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu a on Sunday escalating an exchange of insults that started after he criticized Israels lethal military response to a demonstration on the Gazan border Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-erdogan-netanyahu/erdogan-calls-netanyahu-terrorist-as-insults-fly-after-gaza-deaths-idUSKCN1H81AH2018-04-01
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the six men had been captured by Turkish intelligence officers and brought to Turkey Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kosovo-security-turkey/kosovo-investigates-seizure-of-turkish-nationals-idUSKBN1H70CC2018-03-31
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday France had taken the wrong approach toward Syria after French President Emmanuel Macron promised a Kurdishdominated force that Paris would help stabilize the northeast of the country Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-france-er/turkeys-erdogan-says-france-completely-wrong-on-syria-idUSKBN1H60U02018-03-30
VARNA Bulgaria European Union leaders said talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday offered no answers to a long list of concerns including over Turkeys intervention in Syria and the jailing of journalists at home Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey-erdogan/eu-says-summit-with-turkey-provides-no-answers-to-concerns-idUSKBN1H21BG2018-03-27
VARNA Bulgaria European Union leaders on Monday said they received no concrete answers from Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to a long list of concerns including Turkeys operation in Syria to the jailing of journalists Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey-tusk/eus-tusk-says-erdogan-talks-gave-no-agreement-on-issues-of-concern-idUSKBN1H22NX2018-03-27
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday it would be a big mistake to leave Turkey out of the European Unions enlargement process Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey-erdogan-exclusion/erdogan-says-excluding-turkey-from-eu-enlargement-would-be-a-big-mistake-idUSKBN1H22NT2018-03-27
Zarrab testified that he bribed Turkish officials and that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan personally signed off on parts of the scheme while he was the countrys prime minister Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-zarrab/turkish-banker-convicted-in-u-s-of-helping-iran-seeks-lenient-sentence-idUSKBN1H32DY2018-03-27
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call that he was disturbed by claims about Turkeys military campaign in Syrias Afrin region that he said were baseless a Turkish presidential source said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-turkey/erdogan-complains-to-macron-about-criticism-of-afrin-campaign-idUSKBN1GZ30V2018-03-24
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan rejected criticism of the Afrin campaign in a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday according to a Turkish presidential source Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-afrin/turkey-takes-full-control-of-syrias-afrin-military-source-idUSKBN1H00OD2018-03-24
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump spoke with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday about the importance of strong bilateral relations the White House said amid tensions over Turkeys military actions in parts of Kurdishcontrolled northern Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey/trump-speaks-with-turkeys-erdogan-on-shared-concerns-white-house-idUSKBN1GY2OS2018-03-22
69 fund intended for Syrian refugees during talks in Bulgaria next week Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-will-ask-eu-for-rest-of-3-billion-euro-aid-for-refugees-idUSKBN1GV1V82018-03-19
Turkeybacked forces swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-afrin-statue/turkey-backed-forces-pull-down-kurdish-statue-in-afrin-town-center-statement-idUSKBN1GU0CU2018-03-18
The spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkey expected its forces and rebel allies to clear Afrin town of militants very Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/civilians-flee-as-two-big-syria-battles-enter-decisive-phases-idUSKCN1GS19N2018-03-16
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan also dismissed the motion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey-syria/turkey-raps-european-parliament-over-call-to-halt-afrin-offensive-in-syria-idUSKCN1GR2562018-03-15
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said earlier he hoped his military and its allies would completely capture the Syrian town by Wednesday evening Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-afrin-ypg/syrian-kurdish-ypg-says-ankara-unrealistic-about-afrin-capture-idUSKCN1GQ1AI2018-03-14
On Friday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the Turkish army would soon enter Afrin NegativeBEIRUT Turkish forces have reached the outskirts of the town of Afrin after a weekslong campaign against a Kurdish militia in northwest Syria the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitoring group said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-afrin/turkish-forces-reach-outskirts-of-afrin-town-monitor-idUSKCN1GM0JR2018-03-10
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Eastern Ghouta during a telephone call the Kremlin said on Tuesday NegativeMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Eastern Ghouta during a telephone call the Kremlin said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-russia/putin-erdogan-discuss-syrias-ghouta-afrin-kremlin-idUSKCN1GI2UQ2018-03-07
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to speed up efforts for the implementation of a ceasefire in eastern Ghouta region a source in office said NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to speed up efforts for the implementation of a ceasefire in eastern Ghouta region a source in office said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-irans-rouhani-agree-to-speed-up-effort-for-ceasefire-in-syrias-ghouta-source-idUSKCN1GJ23D2018-03-07
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by telephone with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday to discuss Syria notably the humanitarian situation in the besieged eastern Ghouta region the French presidency said in a statement NegativePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by telephone with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday to discuss Syria notably the humanitarian situation in the besieged eastern Ghouta region the French presidency said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-turkey/frances-macron-called-turkeys-erdogan-to-discuss-syrias-ghouta-idUSKBN1GG10U2018-03-05
Putin speaking at a news conference alongside Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had helped broker the evacuation NegativeMOSCOW President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia had managed to evacuate quite a big of civilians from rebelheld eastern Ghouta http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta-putin/putin-says-russia-evacuated-civilian-group-from-syrias-ghouta-idUSKCN1GC25M2018-02-28
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that he hoped the Czech Republic would extradite Muslim to Turkey adding Turkey did not have problems with Kurdish people but rather NegativeThe main Syrian Kurdish political party said on Sunday that one of its leaders had been arrested in Prague at the behest of Turkey where a court has charged him with sedition http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-pyd/syrian-kurdish-leader-arrested-in-prague-at-turkeys-request-idUSKCN1G90E22018-02-25
ANKARA The United Nations should end a by government in eastern Ghouta the spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said ahead of a UN Security Council vote on Saturday on a demand for a 30day ceasefire in Syria NegativeANKARA The United Nations should end a by government in eastern Ghouta the spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote on Saturday on a demand for a 30day ceasefire in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkey-says-u-n-security-council-should-end-massacre-in-syrias-ghouta-idUSKCN1G80M22018-02-24
MOSCOW Preparations are under way for Russian President Vladimir Putin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to meet in April in Turkey RIA news agency said on Monday NegativeMOSCOW Preparations are under way for Russian President Vladimir Putin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to meet in April in Turkey RIA news agency said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-turkey-ir/presidents-of-russia-turkey-iran-to-meet-in-april-in-turkey-ria-cites-kremlin-idUSKCN1G32312018-02-20
ANKARA Turkey thwarted the possible deployment of Syrian government troops into the northwest Afrin region after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday NegativeANKARA Turkey thwarted the possible deployment of Syrian government troops into the northwest Afrin region after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-afrin-erdogan/turkey-foiled-syrian-move-into-afrin-after-putin-talks-erdogan-idUSKCN1G411I2018-02-20
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the process of establishing new observation posts in the Syrian town of Idlib in a phone call on Monday a source in office said NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the process of establishing new observation posts in the Syrian town of Idlib in a phone call on Monday a source in office said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-russia/turkeys-erdogan-russias-putin-discuss-syria-observation-posts-turkish-source-idUSKCN1G31IV2018-02-19
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed recent developments in rebelheld town of Idlib and the Afrin region in a phone call on Monday a source in office said NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed recent developments in rebelheld town of Idlib and the Afrin region in a phone call on Monday a source in office said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-iran/turkeys-erdogan-irans-rouhani-discussed-developments-in-syria-turkish-source-idUSKCN1G31UF2018-02-19
ANKARA US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday had a productive open about a mutually beneficial way to improve USTurkey relations a State Department spokesman traveling with Tillerson said PositiveANKARA US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday had a productive open about a mutually beneficial way to improve USTurkey relations a State Department spokesman traveling with Tillerson said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tillerson-turkey-meeting/tillerson-and-turkeys-erdogan-had-productive-conversation-u-s-spokesman-idUSKCN1FZ2VA2018-02-16
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Cyprus not to overstep the in the eastern Mediterranean after Greek Cypriots accused the Turkish military of obstructing a vessel exploring for natural gas over the weekend NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Cyprus not to overstep the in the eastern Mediterranean after Greek Cypriots accused the Turkish military of obstructing a vessel exploring for natural gas over the weekend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyprus-natgas-turkey/cyprus-should-not-overstep-the-mark-after-ship-incident-turkey-says-idUSKBN1FX0XZ2018-02-13
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Cyprus not to overstep the in the eastern Mediterranean after Greek Cypriots accused the Turkish military of obstructing an Italian vessel exploring for natural gas over the weekend NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Cyprus not to overstep the in the eastern Mediterranean after Greek Cypriots accused the Turkish military of obstructing an Italian vessel exploring for natural gas over the weekend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyprus-natgas-turkey/erdogan-tells-cyprus-not-to-test-turkey-over-gas-standoff-idUSKBN1FX0XZ2018-02-13
ISTANBUL US national security adviser HR McMaster held talks on Sunday in Istanbul with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans spokesman the White House said amid persistent tensions between the NATO allies over Syria and other issues NegativeISTANBUL U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster held talks on Sunday in Istanbul with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogans spokesman the White House said amid persistent tensions between the NATO allies over Syria and other issues http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-mcmaster/erdogan-aide-meets-u-s-national-security-adviser-in-turkey-amid-tensions-idUSKBN1FV0MH2018-02-11
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Putin his Russian counterpart spoke by telephone on Thursday and agreed to strengthen military and security service coordination in Syria according to the Kremlin NegativeFrance urged Russia to make Syrias government ease a dire humanitarian crisis in two rebelheld areas as more air strikes pounded them on Friday adding to the death toll from one of the deadliest weeks of the war http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/france-presses-russia-over-syria-as-more-die-in-besieged-rebel-area-idUSKBN1FT1U42018-02-09
MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Afrin and Idlib with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan by phone the RIA agency cited Turkish TV as saying on Thursday NegativeMOSCOW President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Afrin and Idlib with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan by phone the RIA agency cited Turkish TV as saying on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-turkey/russias-putin-discusses-syrias-afrin-and-idlib-with-turkeys-erdogan-by-phone-ria-idUSKBN1FS0ZA2018-02-08
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed to strengthen coordination between the two military and security services in Syria in the fight against terrorism the Kremlin said in a statement NegativeMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed to strengthen coordination between the two military and security services in Syria in the fight against terrorism the Kremlin said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-turkey-kr/putin-erdogan-discuss-military-coordination-in-syria-kremlin-idUSKBN1FS10B2018-02-08
BRUSSELS Top European Union officials will meet Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Bulgaria on March 26 to discuss EUTurkey relations as well as regional and international issues an EU spokesman said on Tuesday NegativeBRUSSELS Top European Union officials will meet Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Bulgaria on March 26 to discuss EUTurkey relations as well as regional and international issues an EU spokesman said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey/eu-officials-agree-to-meet-turkeys-erdogan-in-march-despite-poor-ties-idUSKBN1FQ2IK2018-02-06
VATICAN CITY Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan flew to Italy on Sunday ahead of talks with Pope Francis that are expected to center on Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump recognized the holy city as the capital of Israel PositiveVATICAN CITY Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan flew to Italy on Sunday ahead of talks with Pope Francis that are expected to center on Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the holy city as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-turkey/turkish-president-heads-to-italy-to-discuss-jerusalem-with-pope-idUSKBN1FO0QK2018-02-04
Peskov also said Putin spoke about Afrin in a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday NegativeMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Syria’s Afrin with the national security council on Friday Interfax news agency cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as sayinghttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-turkey/russias-putin-security-council-discuss-situation-in-syrias-afrin-ifax-idUSKBN1FF1QY2018-01-26
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump will speak by phone soon with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to raise US concerns about offensive against Kurdish forces in northwest Syria a senior administration official said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will speak by phone soon with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to raise U.S. concerns about Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish forces in northwest Syria a senior administration official said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-syria/trump-to-speak-soon-with-turkeys-erdogan-on-syria-offensive-u-s-official-idUSKBN1FC2QY2018-01-23
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call on Tuesday incursion into northwest Syria state news agency Anadolu said NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call on Tuesday Turkey’s incursion into northwest Syria Turkey’s state news agency Anadolu saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-turkey-russia/erdogan-putin-discuss-turkeys-operation-in-syrias-afrin-anadolu-idUSKBN1FC2R22018-01-23
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron that all measures have been taken to prevent civilian casualties in its operation on Afrin sources in palace said on Tuesday NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron that all measures have been taken to prevent civilian casualties in its operation on Syria’s Afrin sources in Erdogan’s palace said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-turkey-syria-france/turkeys-erdogan-frances-macron-discuss-turkish-operation-into-syrias-afrin-idUSKBN1FC2JG2018-01-23
The talks took place after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said earlier on Saturday a military operation in Kurdishcontrolled Afrin region had begun after crossborder shelling by the Turkish army NegativeMOSCOW Russian Chief of the General Staff of the armed forces Valery Gerasimov and his U.S. counterpart Joseph Dunford have discussed the situation in Syria by phone RIA news agency reported on Saturday citing the Russian Defence Ministryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-crisis-russia-usa-army/russian-u-s-army-chiefs-discussed-syria-by-phone-ria-idUSKBN1F90Q12018-01-21
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had earlier warned supporters of the proKurdish opposition not to protest the operation saying security forces would intervene if they demonstrated NegativeANKARA Turkish police used pepper gas to disperse proKurdish protesters in Ankara and Istanbul on Sunday detaining at least 12 people in Istanbul Reuters witnesses saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-protests/turkish-police-use-pepper-spray-against-pro-kurdish-protesters-idUSKBN1FA0VG2018-01-21
Rama whose constituency is Vlore and who is a friend of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has long been pushing for an airport in the southwestern coastal town NegativeTIRANA A Turkish consortium has offered to build an airport in the Albanian town of Vlore Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-albania-turkey-airport/turkish-group-offers-to-build-airport-in-albanian-pms-constituency-idUSKBN1F62ZJ2018-01-18
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday he should stop Syrian attacks on its opposition in northern Syria if he wants peace negotiations to succeed Turkish presidential sources said NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday he should stop Syrian attacks on its opposition in northern Syria if he wants peace negotiations to succeed Turkish presidential sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-turkey-russia/erdogan-calls-on-putin-to-end-northern-syria-attacks-by-regime-forces-idUSKBN1F02DO2018-01-11
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday warned that bilateral legal accords with the United States were losing lashing out at Washington over the conviction of a Turkish banker in a US trial NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday warned that bilateral legal accords with the United States were “losing validity” lashing out at Washington over the conviction of a Turkish banker in a U.S. trialhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-bilateral-legal-accords-with-u-s-losing-validity-idUSKBN1EU0MC2018-01-05
PARIS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had assured him the situation in Iran where protests have left 21 people dead would stabilise in a day or two NegativePARIS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had assured him the situation in Iran where protests have left 21 people dead would stabilise in a day or twohttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-rallies-erdogan-france/erdogan-says-rouhani-told-him-iran-situation-to-stabilize-within-two-days-lci-tv-idUSKBN1ET1PX2018-01-04
Last week Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called Syrian President Assad a terrorist and said it was impossible for peace efforts in Syria to continue if he did not leave power NegativeISTANBUL Two artillery shells from Syria hit Turkey’s southeastern province of Hatay on Tuesday and Turkish border troops fired back the staterun Anadolu agency saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/two-shells-from-syria-hit-southeastern-turkey-anadolu-idUSKBN1ER19A2018-01-02
PARIS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Paris on Jan PositivePARIS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Paris on Janhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-france-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-to-discuss-syria-with-macron-in-paris-source-idUSKBN1EO0KG2017-12-31
NATO officials have warned Turkey about unspecified consequences of purchasing the S400 but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said ties with NATO remain strong NegativeANKARA Turkey and Russia on Friday signed an accord for Moscow to supply Ankara with S400 surfacetoair missile batteries Turkish authorities said finalizing a deal set to deepen military ties between NATO member Turkey and the Kremlinhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-turkey-missiles/turkey-russia-sign-deal-on-supply-of-s-400-missiles-idUSKBN1EN0T52017-12-29
On Sunday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was working with Russia ally on the evacuations NeutralGENEVA Medical evacuations have begun from the Syrian rebelheld enclave of Eastern Ghouta to Damascus the International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria said early on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aid/medical-evacuations-begin-from-syrias-eastern-ghouta-icrc-idUSKBN1EK1HV2017-12-27
TUNIS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called Syrian President Bashar alAssad a terrorist and said it was impossible for Syrian peace efforts to continue with him NegativeTUNIS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called Syrian President Bashar alAssad a terrorist and said it was impossible for Syrian peace efforts to continue with himhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-calls-syrias-assad-a-terrorist-says-impossible-to-continue-with-him-idUSKBN1EL0W52017-12-27
The restoration at Suakin was agreed during a visit to the ancient port by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said NegativeISTANBUL/KHARTOUM Turkey will rebuild a ruined Ottoman port city on Sudan’s Red Sea coast and construct a naval dock to maintain civilian and military vessels Sudan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday as Ankara expands military and economic ties in Africahttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-turkey-sudan-port/turkey-to-restore-sudanese-red-sea-port-and-build-naval-dock-idUSKBN1EK0ZC2017-12-26
Rights groups accuse Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of using a state of emergency declared after the 2016 coup attempt to quash decadeslong Kurdish dissent and political opposition NegativeBELGRADE Serbia has extradited to Turkey a Kurdish political activist who had been seeking asylum a police official said on Tuesday defying a recommendation by the United Nations’ Committee against Torturehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-serbia-turkey-activist/serbia-extradites-kurdish-activist-to-turkey-despite-u-n-warning-idUSKBN1EK0YC2017-12-26
ISTANBUL Turkey is working with Russia to evacuate around 500 people from the besieged Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday PositiveISTANBUL Turkey is working with Russia to evacuate around 500 people from the besieged Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkey-wants-to-bring-wounded-from-syrias-ghouta-for-treatment-idUSKBN1EI09R2017-12-24
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he expected US President Donald administration to rescind without delay its unfortunate to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he expected U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to rescind without delay its “unfortunate decision” to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-expects-u-s-to-rescind-jerusalem-decision-after-un-vote-idUSKBN1EF2L92017-12-21
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan leapt to the defence of an Ottoman military commander on Wednesday after the United Arab Emirates foreign minister retweeted accusations that Ottoman forces looted the holy city of Medina during World War One NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan leapt to the defence of an Ottoman military commander on Wednesday after the United Arab Emirates foreign minister retweeted accusations that Ottoman forces looted the holy city of Medina during World War Onehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-emirates-medina/turkeys-erdogan-defends-ottoman-commander-after-uae-minister-retweets-criticism-idUSKBN1EE1KW2017-12-20
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said the military operation in Idlib was largely completed NegativeBEIRUT Air strikes killed 19 people in a village in Syria’s rebel stronghold of Idlib overnight a rescue service there and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib/strikes-kill-19-in-rebel-village-in-syrias-idlib-observatory-rescue-service-idUSKBN1EE10J2017-12-20
ANKARA A Turkish prosecutor asked for New York Knicks star Enes Kanter to be jailed for up to four years for insulting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan the staterun news agency Anadolu reported on Wednesday NegativeANKARA A Turkish prosecutor asked for NBA’s New York Knicks star Enes Kanter to be jailed for up to four years for insulting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan the staterun news agency Anadolu reported on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-basketball/turkey-wants-nba-star-jailed-for-insulting-president-erdogan-idUSKBN1EE1PS2017-12-20
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in a phone call on Monday that the international community should make intense to solve the issue in Jerusalem sources in office said PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in a phone call on Monday that the international community should make “intense efforts” to solve the issue in Jerusalem sources in Erdogan’s office saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-turkey-britain/erdogan-may-say-international-community-should-be-active-in-solving-jerusalem-issue-turkish-sources-idUSKBN1EC2I62017-12-19
summit was hosted by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who has bitterly criticized the United States a NATO ally for its stance on Jerusalem NegativeISTANBUL A draft declaration prepared for a summit of Muslim leaders on Wednesday said they considered Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a sign of U.S. withdrawal from its role as a sponsor of Middle East peacehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-draft/oic-draft-declaration-says-trumps-jerusalem-move-marks-u-s-withdrawal-from-peace-process-idUSKBN1E71PO2017-12-13
Turkish and Russian officials would meet to finalize the deal next week Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday NegativeMOSCOW Russia will offer Turkey partial financing for Ankara’s purchase of S400 surfacetoair missile systems the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday citing a Russian presidential aidehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-turkey-russia-defence-loans/russian-credit-to-cover-part-of-s-400-missile-deal-with-turkey-agency-idUSKBN1E61A32017-12-12
ANKARA Turkish and Russian officials will meet to finalize S400 surfacetoair missile systems deal in the coming week Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday NegativeANKARA Turkish and Russian officials will meet to finalize Turkey’s S400 surfacetoair missile systems deal in the coming week Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-turkey-russia-defence/turkey-russia-will-meet-to-finalize-s-400-defense-deal-next-week-idUSKBN1E52F72017-12-11
Speaking in Ankara alongside Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Putin also said Russia hoped to sign credit agreements for the defense industry with Turkey in the near future NegativeANKARA Russia and Turkey agree that a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is destabilizing the situation in the Middle East Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-russia-israel-putin/u-s-decision-on-jerusalem-is-destabilizing-middle-east-russias-putin-idUSKBN1E52EF2017-12-11
In public remarks on Sunday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan a frequent critic of Israel called it an invader and a terror NeutralJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station on Sunday police said and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meanwhile said that an approaching meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will complicate plans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
ISTANBUL Decisions made at the approaching meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will show that US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will not be easy to implement Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday NegativeISTANBUL Decisions made at the approaching meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will show that U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will not be easy to implement Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-erdogan-oic/implementation-of-u-s-decision-on-jerusalem-will-not-be-easy-says-erdogan-idUSKBN1E40I52017-12-10
On Saturday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in which they discussed the status of Jerusalem sources in office said NeutralANKARA A formal U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would cause catastrophe and lead to new conflict in the Middle East Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-usa-turkey/turkey-says-recognizing-jerusalem-as-capital-would-cause-catastrophe-idUSKBN1DY1PX2017-12-04
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday businessmen who attempted to move assets abroad were and called on his cabinet to block any such moves NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday businessmen who attempted to move assets abroad were “traitors” and called on his cabinet to block any such moveshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-turkey-economy-business/turkeys-erdogan-says-businessmen-moving-assets-abroad-are-traitors-idUSKBN1DX0L92017-12-03
US President Donald Trump informed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a call last week that Washington was adjusting military support to partners on the ground in Syria NegativeABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that as offensive operations against Islamic State in Syria entered their final stages he expected the focus to move towards holding territory instead of arming Syrian Kurdish fightershttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-mideast-crisis-mattis-syria/mattis-eyes-moving-away-from-arming-syrian-kurdish-fighters-idUSKBN1DV65A2017-12-02
ANKARA Courts in the United States cannot put Turkey on trial Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in reference to the case of a Turkish bank executive who has been charged with evading US sanctions on Iran NegativeANKARA Courts in the United States cannot put Turkey on trial Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in reference to the case of a Turkish bank executive who has been charged with evading U.S. sanctions on Iranhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-turkey-zarrab/turkeys-erdogan-says-u-s-courts-cannot-put-turkey-on-trial-idUSKBN1DW0CB2017-12-02
ATHENS Greek police found bombmaking equipment and detonators in raids in Athens on Tuesday and were questioning nine people over suspected links to a banned militant group in Turkey ahead of an expected visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan next week NegativeATHENS Greek police found bombmaking equipment and detonators in raids in Athens on Tuesday and were questioning nine people over suspected links to a banned militant group in Turkey ahead of an expected visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan next weekhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-greece-arrests/greek-police-raids-find-explosives-nine-held-over-links-to-banned-turkish-group-idUSKBN1DS0TF2017-11-28
After their meeting on Wednesday Putin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the Syrian government and moderate opposition to participate NegativeBEIRUT Russia’s planned peace talks among Syrian groups will only succeed if the opposition ends its fight against the government a senior adviser to President Bashar alAssad said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-sochi/assad-adviser-says-rebels-must-lay-down-arms-syrian-state-media-idUSKBN1DN17Z2017-11-23
SOCHI Russia A threeway summit on Wednesday between the leaders of Russia Iran and Turkey could produce decisive steps toward ending the bloodshed in Syria Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said at the start of their talks NegativeSOCHI Russia A threeway summit on Wednesday between the leaders of Russia Iran and Turkey could produce decisive steps toward ending the bloodshed in Syria Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said at the start of their talkshttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-summit-pu/russia-hosted-summit-could-be-decisive-for-syria-peace-erdogan-idUSKBN1DM1R12017-11-22
of international conventions related to Bassil said in Ankara after meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan NegativeBEIRUT/PARIS Lebanon’s president said on Thursday he hoped the crisis over Saad alHariri’s resignation as prime minister would end soon with Hariri due to leave Saudi Arabia for France this weekendhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-lebanon-politics-saudi-france/lebanese-president-hopes-hariri-visit-to-france-will-end-crisis-idUSKBN1DG1KO2017-11-16
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan took swipes at US and Russian interventions in Syria on Monday and said if countries truly believed a military solution was impossible they should withdraw their troops NegativeANKARA/SOCHI Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan took swipes at U.S. and Russian interventions in Syria on Monday and said if countries truly believed a military solution was impossible they should withdraw their troopshttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-turkey-russia/erdogan-swipes-at-russia-u-s-missions-in-syria-idUSKBN1DD1F22017-11-14
Speaking alongside Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Putin said Russia would continue to work with Turkey to help resolve the Syria crisis NegativeSOCHI Russia President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia’s work with Turkey and Iran was producing concrete results in Syria and creating conditions for a dialogue therehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-turkey/russias-putin-our-work-with-turkey-iran-is-producing-results-in-syria-idUSKBN1DD2AD2017-11-13
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan expressed concern about US and Russian bases in Syria on Monday and said if countries truly believed a military solution was impossible they should withdraw their troops NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan expressed concern about U.S. and Russian bases in Syria on Monday and said if countries truly believed a military solution was impossible they should withdraw their troopshttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-turkey-russia/erdogan-says-those-who-see-no-military-solution-in-syria-should-pull-troops-out-idUSKBN1DD1F22017-11-13
BERLIN Deniz Yucel a GermanTurkish journalist detained by Ankara since February has accused Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of subjecting his entire society to a regime of and said Turkey is drifting toward fascism NegativeBERLIN Deniz Yucel a GermanTurkish journalist detained by Ankara since February has accused Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of subjecting his entire society to a “regime of fear” and said Turkey is drifting toward fascismhttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-germany-turkey-journalist/jailed-german-turkish-reporter-sees-turkey-drifting-toward-fascism-idUSKBN1DA2S12017-11-12