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.
Turkish president and the leader of Palestinian group talk about resolving disagreements between Palestinians
“European countries remain incapable of solving ongoing problems. That's why Turkey should be a member of the union,” Turkey's EU minister says
PKK terrorists have attacked Turkish troops in southeastern Hakkari and Mardin provinces
The 16th Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Appeals in Ankara has ruled that the proceedings against former President, Military Officer Kenan Evren and Tahsin Sahinkaya, a Turkish Air Force Commander, were to be dropped due to the defendants' death and that their defence, while alive, was invalid.
Pascale Moreau says UN 'appreciates' Ankara's work with refugees but calls for political solutions to the crisis
Turkey may ask the public whether it should continue its EU bid if accession talks do not move forward, says foreign minister.
Four suspects, including a mayor, in southeastern Turkey face life imprisonment for reportedly allowing PKK extremists use state-owned machines in attacks.
Turkish Foreign Ministry describes reports of phosphorus bombs and incendiary cluster munitions as 'extremely worrying'
PKK extremist have been killed following an exchange of fire with Turkish gendarme forces in Elazig province
Turkey is blocking plans by a senior German delegation to visit the Incirlik air base, German officials have said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the EU bid could be determined by a UK-style referendum vote
Zionist MP Ksenia Svetlova will visit Turkey to participate in a joint Israeli-Turkish think tank on Friday.
Rockets, believed to be fired by PKK terror group, target local police department; no casualties reported
Turkish leader reacts after European Commission president declares Erdogan responsible in case visa deal fails
Two Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies first to face prosecution following lifting of immunity
Abdulhamid Han Mosque, which attracted President Erdoğan with its architecture, becomes heart of city as activities are held in complex