World Bulletin/News Desk
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Saturday that they have been following awakening in Arab countries, and the UN Security Council should increase its peaceful efforts.
Delivering a speech at the Fifth Annual Ambassadors Conference which is continuing in western province of Izmir, Bildt said that there would be important developments in Europe as of 2013, stating that they would focus on global strategies of Europe in 2013.
Bildt said that Turkey has conducted important studies in the area of diplomacy and Turkish diplomats undersigned effective and important projects.
There was a common vision between Turkey and Sweden, he said, stating that Sweden was supporting Turkey's EU bid. Sweden also aimed to assist Turkey's reform process, he added.
The summit is expected to evaluate and endorse the "Joint Implementation Plan of Africa-Turkey Partnership 2015-2018," featuring key areas of cooperation.
Ministerial candidates nominated by interim premier Ahmed Tuma will be voted on in the meeting
Prime Minister Davutoglu says Turkey regards security of Kurdish region as vital as its own.
Turkish President Erdogan announces Turkey has allocated an additional $5 million to help Africa's fight against Ebola during the Second Africa-Turkey Summit.
The country drilled 127 wells during the same period, 65 of which were exploration wells and 62 were production wells.
Turkish dailies on Friday covered Turkey and Iraq's agreement to act in concert against the ISIL threat, and Turkish president's official visit to Algeria, as well as the claims by opposition leader Kilicdaroglu that the government is spying on his party
Turkey stands as a guarantor for energy peace between Baghdad and Erbil, head of an international energy company says
Turkey’s EU minister is hopeful that the country will become a member of Schengen area after readmission agreement takes hold
Neighbors Ankara and Baghdad, both suffering from ISIL terror, will step up consultations on security issues.
Turkish Foreign Ministry released a statement condemning Israel's resolution on illegal settlements in East Jerusalem
Turkish Parliament approves motion to send UN-approved peacekeeping troops to Central African Republic and Mali
Turkish government officials have criticized the central bank for maintaining high interest rates, arguing that they were limiting economic growth
Turkey's energy minister says policy of allowing Kurdish region oil sales contributed to normalization of Iraqi exports.
Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs warns against travel to Algeria and Guinea due to deadly Ebola virus.
Turkish dailies on Thursday cover the funeral of 8 workers whose bodies were recovered from a flooded mine in Turkey's southern Anatolian town of Ermenek, as well as the testimony of Turkey’s ex-president in ‘lost trillion case’
Davutoglu sees the 'alienation' of Sunni politicans from the central government in Baghdad as the reason behind ISIL's advance in Iraq