Turkey extends troops’ deployment in Afghanistan

25 December 2018 0

Turkish parliament ratifies motion to extend troops deployment in Afghanistan for another two years The parliament on Tuesday ratified a motion to extend the deployment of Turkish troops in Afghanistan for another two years as part of the NATO’s support mission in the war-torn country. A legislation will put into effect on Jan. 6, 2019, allowing the Turkish government to send troops to Afghanistan to support the NATO-led mission Resolute Support. As the NATO-led International Read More

Trump: Erdogan said Turkey to eradicate Daesh in Syria

24 December 2018 0

U.S. President Donald Trump has said his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan “very strongly informed” him that Turkey “will eradicate whatever is left of” Daesh in Syria. In a Twitter post late Sunday in the U.S., Trump wrote: “President @RT_Erdogan of Turkey has very strongly informed me that he will eradicate whatever is left of ISIS [meaning Daesh] in Syria …. and he is a man who can do it plus, Turkey is right ‘next Read More