According to the Migration Department of Edirne province of Turkey, 215 Afghan refugees were transferred from Edirne city to Istanbul in order to be deported from this country. Since the beginning of this year, Turkey has arrested nearly 30,000 Afghan refugees and forcibly returned them to the country.
The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan has called on Turkey to provide relief to those affected by the earthquake in Afghanistan, noting that the UAE forces do not have sufficient resources to resolve the crisis.
In a meeting between Amir Khan Mottaqi, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate, and Jihad Argin, Turkish Ambassador to Kabul; The two sides stressed the need to strengthen bilateral relations.
Turkey has once again defied US calls to abandon a deal for the purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, repeating an offer for a NATO-led working group to resolve the long-running dispute with Washington.
Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan imported Iranian mining products worth $1.48 billion during the eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21, 2019), according to Iran’s foreign trade figures.
Turkey has stepped up measures at its eastern border crossing with Iran after four death cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in its neighbouring country, Demiroren News Agency reported.
President Ashraf Ghani met today morning with Mevlut Chavushoglu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey on the sideline of the 56th Munich Security Conference and talked over expansion of economic and security partnership, peace process and deepening bilateral ties.
The Syrian parliament has overwhelmingly recognized the mass killings of more than one million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire that took place a century ago, as tensions run high between Damascus and Ankara over the latter’s military campaign in Syria’s embattled northwestern province of Idlib.