Turkey and Egypt

Ankara condemns militant attack in Egypt

Ankara condemns militant attack in Egypt

The Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned the militant attack that killed 11 soldiers in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. "We condemn the attack on a water pumping station east of the Suez Canal in Egypt on May 7, which killed 11 …

Turkey and Egypt agree on need for steps toward normalization

Turkey and Egypt agree on need for steps toward normalization

Turkey and Egypt have agreed that further steps need to be taken to normalize relations between the two countries following two days of diplomatic talks in Ankara. The second round of consultations between the delegations was …

Erdogan recalls historical friendship between Egypt and Turkey

Erdogan recalls historical friendship between Egypt and Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for the normalization of relations with Egypt. "We have very cordial relations with the Egyptian people. There is a historical relationship between the Egyptian and Turkish peoples. We …

Cavusoglu: Turkey and Egypt in diplomatic-level contacts

Cavusoglu: Turkey and Egypt in diplomatic-level contacts

After years of disrupted ties, Turkey and Egypt have restarted diplomatic-level contacts, according to Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. "We have contacts at both the level of intelligence and foreign ministries with …

Turkey declares day of mourning for Egypt attack

Turkey declares day of mourning for Egypt attack

Turkey has announced that on November 27 will be a day of national mourning in the wake of last week's deadly terrorist attack in Egypt. Flags will fly at half-mast at Turkish representations in the country and abroad, authorities …

 Egyptian PM: no asylum request from Gulen received

Egyptian PM: no asylum request from Gulen received

Egypt has not received any request for political asylum from US-based Turkish opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, the Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said. "Egypt would study such a request if it …

Yildırim: no reason for us to fight with Iraq, Syria or Egypt

Yildırim: no reason for us to fight with Iraq, Syria or Egypt

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that there is no reason for Turkey to have disagreement with its neighbors, expressing that the country's intentions are to improve its ties with countries in the Mediterranean and …

Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Cairo

Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Cairo

A Turkish Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Cairo today due to a technical malfunction, according to a representative of Cairo Airport. As TASS writes, the aircraft was flying the Aqaba - Istanbul route when the captain …