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Turkey rejects any option other than full EU membership

Turkey would reject any offer of partnership with the EU that falls short of membership, Ankara’s minister for EU affairs said, warning that the current situation gave Turkey no reason to maintain its migrant deal with the bloc.

Rex Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that Washington owed Turkey an explanation over reports that it was creating a 30,000-strong border force in northern Syria, adding that the issue has been "misportrayed".

Turkey to take ‘any steps’ necessary against Syrian Kurdish militia – Recep Erdogan

Turkish government on Wednesday said it was ready to take any steps necessary against a Syrian Kurdish militia to ensure the security of its borders, as speculation mounted of an imminent cross border operation.

US-Turkey ties may get ‘irreversibly harmed’ – foreign minister

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said relations between Turkey and the US would be "irreversibly harmed" if Washington moves to form a 30,000-strong army in the north of Syria.

Syrian Border Force: United States ‘playing with fire’ – Turkey

Turkey on Monday said the U.S. is “playing with fire” by setting up a Syrian border security force including Kurdish militia forces.

Sudan deploys more troops to Eritrea border

Sudan says it has sent more troops to its eastern border with Eritrea as tension in the Red Sea region continues to rise.

Turkey reinstates over 1,800 civil servants after post-coup purges

Turkish authorities on Friday reinstated more than 1,800 civil servants in an emergency decree after finding they had no links to a group blamed for the 2016 failed coup.

Eritrea, Egypt presidents meet amid Red Sea tensions

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki has met with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo as political tension in the Horn of Africa and Red Sea regions continues to escalate.

Turkish minister says no more patience left for EU membership bid

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday said Turkey had run out of patience over its stalled bid to join the European Union.

Germany and Turkey agree to mend ties

The foreign ministers of Turkey and Germany have agreed to work towards improving relations that have been strained after a period of high tensions.

Turkish missions in US to lift visa restrictions on US citizens

Turkish missions in the United States will resume full visa services for US citizens, Ankara’s embassy in Washington said Thursday, matching an identical move by American consulates in Turkey.

US missions in Turkey set to resume full visa services

US consular missions in Turkey are set to resume full visa services following a suspension triggered by the arrest of a staff member, the American embassy in Ankara said Thursday.

Saudi king, Turkey’s premier discuss Jerusalem status

Saudi King Salman and Turkey’s premier on Wednesday discussed boosting ties and the status of Jerusalem, in a first high-level meeting since the US controversially recognised the city as Israel’s capital.

Turkey sends more troops to Qatar

A new batch of Turkish soldiers have arrived at Turkey's military base in Qatar as part of a joint defence agreement between the two countries.

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