Ibrahim Kalin

Erdogan offers Putin and Zelensky to hold talks in Turkey

Erdogan offers Putin and Zelensky to hold talks in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has invited Russian and Ukrainian Presidents Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Zelensky to Turkey ‘to settle disagreements’ between the two countries, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said …

Declaration on Montreux Convention sparks debate in Turkey

Declaration on Montreux Convention sparks debate in Turkey

The Ankara Public Prosecutor's Office on Sunday launched an investigation into a "declaration" signed by 103 retired navy admirals, which has drawn strong condemnation from the government and the public who claim the document …

Turkey and US discuss conference on Afghanistan

Turkey and US discuss conference on Afghanistan

Turkish President's spokesman Ibrahim Kalyn held talks with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Istanbul, Anadolu Agency reports. During the meeting, the parties discussed the situation in Afghanistan, as …

Turkey has no plans to abandon S-400 purchase

Turkey has no plans to abandon S-400 purchase

Ankara has no plans to abandon its purchase of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems, Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told the TRT broadcaster. "The decision on the S-400 systems was not made overnight, which is …

Top Turkish and U.S. officials discuss bilateral ties

Top Turkish and U.S. officials discuss bilateral ties

Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan discussed bilateral ties over the phone on Tuesday, an official statement said. Besides Turkey-U.S. relations, the top officials discussed …

Turkey open to four-way talks to resolve conflict in Karabakh

Turkey open to four-way talks to resolve conflict in Karabakh

Ankara said it would favour four-way talks between Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey to try to solve a conflict in occupied Karabakh, where a ceasefire is not being respected. "As Mr. Aliyev stated 'Since Russia sides with …

Ankara: Biden should urge end to Armenian occupation

Ankara: Biden should urge end to Armenian occupation

Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin on Wednesday scolded US presidential candidate Joe Biden for failing to urge Armenia to end its occupation of Azerbaijani land. "Would you ask Armenia to end the occupation …

Top Turkish, US officials discuss attacks on Azerbaijan

Top Turkish, US officials discuss attacks on Azerbaijan

Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and U.S national security advisor Robert C. O'Brien on Tuesday discussed over phone bilateral ties, Armenian attacks on Azerbaijan and developments in the Eastern Mediterranean. …

Turkey warns US against hostile actions

Turkey warns US against hostile actions

The United States will pay the price if it acts against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the official representative of the Turkish leader, Ibrahim Kalin, wrote on Twitter. Thus, he commented on the statement made in December 2019 by the …

Turkey denies destruction of its vessel in Libya

Turkey denies destruction of its vessel in Libya

Ankara can't confirm claims that its vessel has been destroyed in the port of Tripoli, Libya, the spokesman of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ibrahim Kalin, said. "The ship was fired at, but there was …

Four Turkish troops killed in Syria shelling

Four Turkish troops killed in Syria shelling

Four Turkish military servicemen have been killed and nine others wounded by shelling in Syria’s idlib province, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said in a statement. According to Turkey’s NTV television, …

Turkey not going to close Incirlik Air Base for U.S

Turkey not going to close Incirlik Air Base for U.S

Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalın said that Ankara has no plans to close the Incirlik Air Base for the U.S. Air Force. "The status of Incirlik Air Base in Turkey will not change," Daily Sabah cited …

Trump may visit Turkey soon - media

Trump may visit Turkey soon - media

U.S. President Donald Trump may soon visit Turkey, Turkish media reports with reference to a source in the presidential administration. This decision was reportedly made after a recent telephone …

U.S. and Turkey fail to break impasse on S-400 - WSJ

U.S. and Turkey fail to break impasse on S-400 - WSJ

The U.S. and Turkey failed to break a deadlock in talks over Ankara’s plans this summer to deploy Russia's S-400 air-defense systems, the Wall Street Journal cited officials as saying. According to the Pentagon, …

Kalin: Turkey and U.S. have good relations despite issues

Kalin: Turkey and U.S. have good relations despite issues

Turkey and the U.S. have developed a good relationship despite a number of issues between the two countries, Turkey’s presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said at a reception held ahead of the 37th annual conference on the …