Turkey has requested for the extradition of Mihrac Ural, the leader of THPK-C, who was seen at the Sochi congress in Russia.
Turkey ought to utilize new protectionist strategies in order to adapt and to survive trade and currency wars in an era in which science, industry and technology policies and public activism are on the rise.
With the Operation Olive Branch taking place, the Turkish Red Crescent has announced that it is preparing for the accommodation of over 50,000 people near Afrin.
Member of the European Parliament, Kati Piri has stated that the PKK terrorist organization does not pose a threat for the European Union.
While Turkey has consistently called for the U.S. regime to stop funding the YPG, the Trump administration justified its support in terms of its fight against Daesh. However, reminding that the Daesh threat in Syria had been eliminated, Ibrahim Kalin emphasized that there was no need for the U.S. to continue to support the terrorist group.
Operation Olive Branch is as important for the security of Europe as much as it is for Turkey’s national security.
On Wednesday 20 January, President Erdogan emphasized that Turkey’s concern in Syria’s Afrin region is the “establishment of justice, not land.”
According to data released by the State Highways Directorate on Wednesday 20 January, Turkey earned 1.46 billion Turkish liras ($387 million) in tolls from two bridges on the Istanbul Strait as well as toll roads in 2017.
Operation Olive Branch aims to create 30-kilometer-deep (approx. 19 miles) safe zone in northwestern Afrin region of Syria, Turkish prime minister said Sunday.
Edward J. Erickson, a retired U.S. army officer and currently a professor at the Marine Corps University, talked about the recent developments in Syria’s Afrin and the relations between the U.S. and Turkey.