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No country can use Incirlik airbase against Iran

No country can use Incirlik airbase against Iran

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced, “Incirlik airbase in Turkey is used only in line with fighting against terrorism, so that Turkey will not authorize any country to use this airbase to attack another country.”He pointed to the US possible request to use Incirlik airbase to attack Iran, he said that his country will not allow US to use...

Turkish expats in Iran cast vote in presidential, parliamentary elections

Turkish expats in Iran cast vote in presidential, parliamentary elections

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia) – Turkish nationals residing in Iran went to polling stations devised in Iran to cast their votes to take part in presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday.Turks living in Iran have turned out at polling stations in Tehran, Tabriz, and Urmia to cast their votes in presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday. Since 9:00 a.m. local time they have...

Iran, Turkey call for continued fight against terrorism, organized crime

Iran, Turkey call for continued fight against terrorism, organized crime

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia) – Iranian deputy interior minister held a telephone conversation with Undersecretary of Turkey’s Ministry of Interior Muhterem Ince to urge the continuation of fight against terrorism and organized crime.During the telephone call on Sunday, the two sides voiced satisfaction over the expansion of bilateral ties, and called for the continuation of cooperation in...

Respect for sovereignty of nations, Iran’s main policy

Respect for sovereignty of nations, Iran’s main policy

TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi, a senior spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces showed reaction to the recent allegation of a senior Turkish official and said, “respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of countries is the main and predominant policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.Following  the claim made by a senior Turkish...

We will immediately establish diplomatic ties with Syria: Muharrem İnce

We will immediately establish diplomatic ties with Syria: Muharrem İnce

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – In an interview with Mehr News Agency, Muharrem İnce highlighted that he will immediately establish diplomatic ties with Syria if wins the coming election.Turkish people know him as one of the outspoken critics of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan policies. İnce’s 10-minute speech at parliament in 2009, which was against the ruling party of Turkey, was...

We would immediately establish diplomatic ties with Syria: Muharrem İnce

We would immediately establish diplomatic ties with Syria: Muharrem İnce

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia) – In an interview with Mehr News Agency, Muharrem İnce highlighted that he would immediately establish diplomatic ties with Syria if he won the coming election.Turkish people know him as one of the outspoken critics of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan policies. İnce’s 10-minute speech at parliament in 2009, which was against the ruling party of Turkey, was significantly...

US ready to implement Manbij roadmap with Turkey: Mattis

US ready to implement Manbij roadmap with Turkey: Mattis

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia) – Secretary of State Jim Mattis said Monday the US is ready to implement a Manbij-focused roadmap with Turkey."We are prepared to go forward with the collaboration across the forward line of our own troops, which starts with knowing where each of us is at," Mattis told reporters, referring to Turkish military forces. "Then start patrols on each side, saying ‘I...

F-35 jet not to fly to Turkey

F-35 jet not to fly to Turkey

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia) –Turkey and the US seem to have finally agreed on how to solve the Manbij puzzle in Syria, which has been poisoning relations like an open wound for almost two years. A long-awaited summit between Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week in Washington sealed a road map, which represents the US’s official commitment to...

Turkey to begin another 43-km security wall on southern Iranian border

Turkey to begin another 43-km security wall on southern Iranian border

TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (Press Shia) – Following the relative completion of building a 144-km (90 mile) security wall on its northern border with Iran, Turkey will begin another 43-km security wall on its southern border with the country.President Tayyip Erdogan said last year Turkey would build walls along its border with Iraq and part of the border with Iran similar to the nearly completed one on its...

Manbij roadmap to be 'turning point' in US-Turkey ties: Turkish FM

Manbij roadmap to be 'turning point' in US-Turkey ties: Turkish FM

TEHRAN, Jun. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said the implementation of a roadmap for withdrawal of YPG/PKK terrorists from the northern Syrian city of Manbij is expected to begin after his meeting with US counterpart Mike Pompeo.“After giving approval to Manbij in the east of the Euphrates tomorrow as two ministers, we will begin to implement it,...