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Turkey to take further steps to help exporters (Erdoğan)

ISTANBUL Turkey will take further steps to help the country’s exporters, including removing the security deposit requirement,the restructuring of the Turkish Eximbank and the creation of a new exhibition center, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced on September 18. class = “cf”> “As our businessmen produce, export and create jobs, we …

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FM Çavuşoğlu meets UN chief ahead of high-level week

ANKARA Senior Turkish diplomat Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on September 17 as the international body prepares to welcome leaders from around the world next week. class = “cf”> Çavuşoğlu said his meeting with the UN chief focused on a number of regional and international issues, including …

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US targets 5 al-Qaida operatives in Turkey with sanctions

WASHINGTON – The US Treasury Department on Thursday announced sanctions against five men in Turkey suspected of providing financial services and travel assistance to al-Qaida. The five are a mix of Turkish and Egyptian nationals who, according to the Treasury, provided various forms of support to senior members of the …

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Senator berates Turkish leaders

ATHENS, Greece – U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez criticized Turkey on Friday during a visit to Athens, saying its current leaders are not committed to the principles of democracy and Right wing state. Menendez, the Democratic senator from New Jersey, is in Greece to attend events celebrating …

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