Davutoğlu

Davutoğlu

Ahmet Davutoğlu is a Turkish diplomat and politician who has been the Prime Minister of Turkey since 28 August 2014 and the leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) since 27 August 2014. He previously served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2009 to 2014, Prior to becoming Foreign Minister, Davutoglu served as chief advisor to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and became an AKP Member of Parliament for Konya in the 2011 general election. He is also a political scientist, an academic, and an ambassador at large.

Turkey cannot deal with the refugee crisis alone. EU nations need to help

September 10, 2015
Our people have already made huge sacrifices hosting more than 2 million Syrian and Iraqi refugees, This is no time to build a Christian ‘fortress Europe’. he heart-rending images of the lifeless body of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, washed up on the shores of the Aegean, rightfully prompted a massive outpouring of indignation, particularly in Europe.

With the Middle East in crisis, U.S. and Turkey must deepen alliance

November 19, 2013
From Syria to Iran, regional stability depends on Washington and Ankara's continued cooperation. As I prepare to visit Washington next week, I disagree with the perception that United States and its Middle Eastern allies are growing apart.