Turkey and Qatar

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Turkey ready to meet Qatar demand for food and water

Turkey ready to meet Qatar demand for food and water

Turkey's main exporting industry body said it was ready to meet food and water supply demands from Qatar, after a Qatari official said Doha was in talks with Iran and Turkey to ensure trade disruptions did not create shortages, local media …

Turkish parliament approves troop deployment in Qatar

Turkish parliament approves troop deployment in Qatar

Turkey's parliament has approved a legislation allowing its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar, Al Jazeera reports. The bill, first drafted in May, passed with 240 votes in favour, largely with support from …

Erdogan says isolating Qatar will not solve crisis

Erdogan says isolating Qatar will not solve crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that isolating Qatar, including the use of sanctions, would not resolve any problems, adding that Ankara would continue to do everything in its power to help end the crisis. …

Erdogan discusses Qatar crisis with number of leaders

Erdogan discusses Qatar crisis with number of leaders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with leaders of six countries yesterday as part of Turkey's efforts to peacefully resolve the crisis in the Gulf region. According to presidential sources, Erdogan held …

Turkey and Qatar sign MoUs

Turkey and Qatar sign MoUs

The meeting of the Qatar-Turkish Supreme Strategic Committee was held Sunday in Trabzon under the auspices of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani with an agenda …

Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul

Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul

A Qatar Airways plane has made an emergency landing in Istanbul after one of its engines reportedly caught fire. The official could not confirm a report by broadcaster CNN Turk that one of the plane’s engines had caught fire. …

Turkish military base in Qatar starts operating

Turkish military base in Qatar starts operating

The Turkish military base in Qatar has started its work, Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said in Doha. "Today, an agreement was signed on military cooperation, in accordance with which the Turkish Armed …

Turkey reaches agreement on gas supplies from Qatar

Turkey reaches agreement on gas supplies from Qatar

During the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Qatar, the Turkish company BOTAS and the National Oil Company of Qatar signed a preliminary memorandum of understanding on supplies of gas from the emirate to the …

Turkey and Qatar to discuss situation in Middle East

Turkey and Qatar to discuss situation in Middle East

Today, the Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, arrives in Turkey, where he will meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The main topics of the talks will be the Syrian crisis, the situation in Iraq …