Recep Tayyip Erdogan
19 Dec 2020
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attended a large-scale military parade in Azerbaijan that celebrated its military victory over Armenia. On display were the Turkish drones that helped bolster Baku's forces.
31 May 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Ibrahim Kalin, a special adviser and spokesperson for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, discussed the situation in Libya, where Turkey has sent troops in support of the UN-backed Tripoli-based government. He also talked about Syria and the dispute with the Trump administration over Turkey’s acquisition of Russia S-400 air defence systems.
14 Mar 2020
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with EU leadership amid a migrant crisis at the Turkish-Greek border. Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel expressed a commitment to the 2016 EU-Turkey refugee pact.
5 Jan 2020
The Turkish parliament has decided to deploy troops to fight in Libya's civil war. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not only helping an ally in need — he is also helping himself.
20 Oct 2019
A US delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an attempt to steer him away from his military offensive in northeastern Syria. The delegation faces a herculean task.
16 Oct 2019
US Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Ankara to persuade President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt his military offensive in northeastern Syria. But Turkey has rejected calls for a truce.
12 May 2019
Germany's foreign minister says a decision to annul Istanbul's mayoral election and hold a rerun is "not transparent and incomprehensible." But Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hailing the step as a win for democracy.
1 Apr 2019
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the ruling Justice and Development Party are worried by municipal elections. It's no longer just the opposition holding him accountable for Turkey's woes. AKP supporters, too, are disillusioned.
12 Aug 2018
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Turkish citizens to sell their FX savings for lira as he said the nation faces a wave of "artificial Financial Instability."
9 Jul 2018
The reelection of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is likely to change life in Turkey for the unforeseeable future. Nowhere are the resulting divisions in Turkish society more apparent than in Istanbul, where the mood is noticeably tense.
25 Jun 2018
Turkish voters living in Istanbul said that they were pleased that incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had won the country's national election.