Turkish daily newspapers covered in their Thursday editions Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks at a ceremony, a clash between Turkish soldiers and terrorists killing four troops in southeastern province of Siirt, a joint statement by EU foreign ministers and an invitation by the UN-Arab League special envoy for Syria to a summit on Syria.
Almost all newspapers wrote about Erdogan's remarks at a ceremony for unveiling of Turkey's first domestically produced training jet, saying that Turkey had no intention of attacking anyone, but would teach those who dared to test the limits of its might. Papers quoted Erdogan as saying, "We will never avoid teaching a lesson to gang-run states that have no legitimacy in the eyes of their public, those who resort to state terrorism against their people." Erdogan said that they would respond to hostile attitudes against Turkey, attacks and threats in the strongest manner.
Another topic that was published in all dailies was a clash between Turkish troops and PKK terrorists in two different locations in Eruh town of Siirt, killing four Turkish troops.
"Stronger with Turkey" headlined Hurriyet daily, writing about a joint statement by foreign ministers of the EU member states. The daily quoted EU foreign ministers as saying that the EU has been facing with some economic problems and there was instability in the Middle East. "Our relations with Turkey are important now than ever before," ministers said in their statement.
Zaman daily quoted the UN-Arab League special envoy for Syria Kofi Annan as saying that the Action Group for Syria would convene at the ministerial level on Saturday in Geneva. A statement by Kofi Annan said that he has sent invitations to the foreign ministers of the five permanent members of the Security Council - China, France, the Russian Federation, Britain and the United States of America and Turkey.
Deal will cover EU-Turkey agreement on readmitting migrants
'I don't think I will be a candidate in the next congress in the current circumstances,' PM Davutoglu says
Deputy foreign minister says Turkish ties to EU stronger than before
Thursday’s papers cover claims that Turkey’s ruling AK Party will hold an extraordinary congress
Rumours have been rife with the imminent departure of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu
Rockets fired from Syria have hit buildings in Kilis
Rocket fire on Kilis province will not be left unanswered, says President Erdogan
UN Population Fund Turkey Representative Kulessa says country is working hard to shelter some 3 million refugees
'We are ready to take all measures that we need, both inside Turkey and outside, to provide for our own security,' PM Davutoglu says
Turkey believes Bosnia can be a major production base, for the European market, and for Chinese investment, says deputy PM
Ahmet Davutoglu says terror group failed to honor committments during 'solution process'
ISIL has launched two more devices at Kilis on Wednesday, prompting artillery fire from Turkish forces
Domestic papers cover major anti-fraud operation which saw over 100 people – including pharmacists, medics and nurses – held
More than 30 journalists call for release of colleagues detained by Egyptian police
A new Turkish Airlines air route will have flights will run three times a week
Latest bombardment marks almost a week of indiscriminate attacks on border city