Decrease in Turkish unemployment

On Monday 15 January, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced that the unemployment rate in Turkey dropped to 10.3 percent in October – down 1.5 points from the same month in the previous year.

Universal consensus to bring peace to Syria

During the Presidential Summit held in Sochi on November 22, 2017, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan underlined two conditions for the success of the initiative: a clear and strong link with the UN-mediated Geneva process, and the participation of the genuine members of the opposition with a clear rejection of anyone affiliated with terrorist organizations, including PYD/YPG.