TEHRAN - The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Norwegian Ambassador Vegard Ellefsen, following Norway’s decision to grant asylum to five Turkish nationals.
TEHRAN - Turkish president continued his war of words with Europe saying his country can be "pushed around", media reports said.
TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Ebrahim Teherian expressed hope on Friday that the trasport flow in the Gurbulak-Bazargan border crossing gets smoother.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Turkey to pursue a more realistic approach to regional developments, emphasizing that “self-restraint” is an integral part of neighborhood.
TEHRAN - Iran has officially become a country guaranteeing the truce in Syria, along with Russia and Turkey, Head of the Russian delegation and Presidential Envoy for Syrian settlement Alexander Lavrentyev said on Wednesday in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.
By Maximilian Popp
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it seemed, had run out of stories to tell. He had retold the legend of his rise from the very bottom of society to the political pinnacle, and of his energetic battle against his country's enemies, so often that his referendum campaign had long felt like a repeat of earlier elections.
TEHRAN – The Turkish Ambassador to Iran, Riza Hakan Tekin, has accused Tehran of launching what he called “smear campaigns” against Turkey, stressing it will negatively influence bilateral ties between the neighboring countries.
TEHRAN – Russia, Turkey and Iran are pressing ahead with the third round of the Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Monday, despite a request from the Syrian opposition to postpone the meeting.
TEHRAN – An Iranian lawmaker has said the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee will follow up on the case of insults against Iranian travelers at a border crossing with Turkey, Tasnim reported on Monday.
Turkey summoned the Dutch envoy in Ankara to complain about the actions of Rotterdam police against Turkish protesters over the weekend as a row over Ankara's political campaigning abroad widened.
Larijani says Iran’s general strategy is to have good relations with Islamic countries
TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday that Tehran expects the Turkish government to be considerate in making comments and adopting stances.
TEHRAN - Media source said that the Turkish Army troops are forcing Arab citizens in Northern Syria to join the Ankara-backed militants of the Euphrates Shield Operation, killing those who do not obey.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday issued a statement warning Iranians about traveling to Turkey.
TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour has said that Iran is unable to understand some policies adopted by Turkey.
By Markus Feldenkirchen
The fear that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might cancel the refugee deal and allow masses of migrants to make their way to Germany has shackled Angela Merkel's policies toward the autocratic leader. It's time to come up with a European solution that decreases our dependence on Turkey.
TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that meeting between Iranian and Turkish presidents in Islamabad on Wednesday was “useful” and “important”.
The Middle East has always been the target of certain factions due to its geopolitical significance and rich underground sources.
By Arne Delfs
Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the arrest of a German reporter in Turkey as excessively harsh, risking tension with President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan as she counts on him to stem refugee flows to Europe.
TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Iran is not seeing any “positive behavior” from Saudi officials.
By Cengiz Çandar
The image of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Chief of Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar sitting next to him is more expressive than anything else of the tremors involving the government and the military in Turkey. Dressed not in military fatigues but in an elegantly tailored civilian suit, Akar is a subservient-looking general — which has to be the case in any democratic regime, indeed — with a troubled look and a nervous expression on his face, reflecting the increasing unease in the higher echelons of power.
TEHRAN – A Turkish police officer, who had allegedly maltreated Iranian nationals entering the country, has been fired, ISNA news agency quoted an unnamed Turkish diplomat as saying.
After last year’s shock political events around the world, it is clear that popular referendums have the power to radically change the complexion of politics around the world. In Turkey, the ruling AKP has begun a campaign to amend the constitution.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned Turkish Ambassador to Tehran Riza Hakan Tekin over recent, unfriendly remarks by Turkish officials about Iran.
By Ali Kushki
TEHRAN – One day after Turkey accused Iran of fueling sectarianism in the Middle East, Tehran advised Ankara not to try to test its patience, saying it will not be boundless.
TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat revealed on Saturday that Iran had compromised on its stance in the recent Syrian talks in Astana in an effort to keep the initiative alive, which he called the “bigger goal.”
TEHRAN -- Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar (1906-1988), the Iranian poet who also composed works in Azerbaijani, was commemorated during the Second Conference of Pioneers of the Turkic World, which was held in Ankara, Turkey on Thursday.
Crimes against the Syrian civilians continue by Turkish forces and Turkish warplanes which keep flying over al-Bab city which is witnessing violent clashes between IS and al-Furat shield factions since the 7th of February 2017, the clashes are centered around the western, southwestern, and northern sides of the city.
TEHRAN- Iran plans to open two credit lines in South Korea’s Exim Bank and a bank in Turkey in near future, worth €175 million, to back imports from the named countries, IRNA quoted the managing director of Export Development Bank of Iran (EDBI) on Saturday.
By Harun Yahya
The negotiations held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, on January 23-24 marked a milestone towards a solution to the Syrian crisis that has been ongoing for 6 years.
TEHRAN – Iran and Turkey signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on January 25 for developing banking relations and resolving related issues between the two sides.