U.S. Vice President Joe Biden apologized “for any implication” that Turkey or other allies in the region supplied or facilitiated the development of ISIL or other terror groups in Syria during a Saturday call.
Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu objected to a speech by U.S. vice-president Joe Biden who accused several Middle Eastern countries, including Turkey, of allowing the rise of the ISIL.
Ankara releases a statement on Thursday describing UN special adviser's announcement on Sanaa's fall to Houthi militants as 'worrisome'.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that religious culture and ethics classes help to fight drug use, violence and terror.
Cairo and Ankara have traded fiery statements ever since the military ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in July, 2013.
Three French nationals, who were arrested in Turkey in August on "residency violations," were deported to France Wednesday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was not aware as to whether or not the seating arrangement was done intentionally or not, but said there was an effort on behalf of the UN to legitimize Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
In a statement the Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned the UAE's criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's UN speech.
'Turkey cannot remain indifferent with the terrorist activities at our border,' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke separately with US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
Iraqi natural gas may soon come to Turkey, which can add this option to its supplier countries, said an energy company head.
"Those who stay silent upon the massacre of children, innocent women and the toppling of democratically elected governments with weapons and military vessels are actually taking a part in those crimes," said Turkish President Erdogan.
Turkey rejects Egyptian media reports that the two leaders are to meet in New York.
The Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq did not intervene in the release of the Turkish Consulate staff, Kurdish Regional Government PM Nechirvan Barzani said.
"Turkey asked for a meeting with the Egyptian side on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session," ministry spokesman Badr Abdel-Ati said.
"We held bilateral talks with South Africa's Defense Minister and Deputy Minister of Defense," Turkish Deputy Minister of National Defense Hasan Kemal Yardimci said.
The Egyptian Embassy in Ankara extended the invitation to the event which was organized by Egypt and Norway to the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
Along with the staff of TIKA, which is affiliated to the Turkish cabinet, several staff members from the Turkish embassy in Beirut helped distribute the food aid.
Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Duwaikh was called to the ministry to explain a road rage incident involving embassy employees.
More than 30,000 troops from the two countries are taking part in the week-long manoeuvres.
Turkey's stance was expressed just one day after masked and armed Russian FSB officers and policemen encircled the Crimean Tatar Mejlis (parliament) building in Simferopol to reportedly conduct a search.