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Turkey and Uzbekistan hold joint military drill

Turkey and Uzbekistan hold joint military drill

A Turkish Armed Forces joint military exercise with Uzbek troops started Monday in the southern Uzbek city of Tirmiz. According to an Uzbek Defense Ministry statement, an opening ceremony was held for drills with the presence of special …

Turkey urges Syrian army must stop combat operation in Idlib

Turkey urges Syrian army must stop combat operation in Idlib

Ankara has informed Moscow that Syria’s armed forces must stop combat operation in Idlib, the Turkish national defense ministry said on Sunday. According to the Turkish defense ministry, Syrian troops "delivered strikes at a …

Turkey neutralizes 25 terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkey neutralizes 25 terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkey neutralized 25 terrorists, including one senior, in an air operation in the Hakurk and Qandil regions in northern Iraq, Turkish defense minister Hulusi Akar said. Speaking during his visit to Bucharest, Akar said Turkey …

Five Russians held near Turkey's border with Syria

Five Russians held near Turkey's border with Syria

Turkish security forces caught five Russian and one Libyan national near the border with Syria when they were trying to enter the country illegally, the National Defense Ministry said. "Our border guards stationed in Hatay’s …

Zakir Hasanov to observe 'Winter Exercises - 2021' in Turkey

Zakir Hasanov to observe 'Winter Exercises - 2021' in Turkey

Azerbaijan’s Defence Minister Zakir Hasanov has left for Turkey at the invitation of Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, according to the ministry. Hasanov will observe the final stage of Turkish-Azerbaijani …

Turkish generals ready to leave for Aghdam

Turkish generals ready to leave for Aghdam

A center on monitoring the ceasefire in Karabakh will be located in Aghdam district, Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar said. According to him, work on the construction of the center is underway at the moment. …

Hulusi Akar: Turkey will continue to support Azerbaijan

Hulusi Akar: Turkey will continue to support Azerbaijan

The crimes committed by Armenia, including the Khojaly genocide, remain in the memory of people, the Minister of National Defense of Turkey Hulusi Akar said during speech in the Turkish parliament. "Armenia's strikes against …

Turkey helping Azerbaijan to demine liberated territories

Turkey helping Azerbaijan to demine liberated territories

The necessary work is underway to launch a joint ceasefire monitoring center in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Turkish National Defense Ministry's spokeswoman Nadide Sebnem Aktop said. Speaking at a weekly press conference, Aktop said …

Russian-Turkish joint Karabakh center under construction

Russian-Turkish joint Karabakh center under construction

A Turkish-Russian joint center in Nagorno-Karabakh which will monitor the cease-fire deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia is under construction, Turkey’s defense minister Hulusi Akar said. "Now, it is under construction. In a …

Turkish sappers to help Azerbaijan in clearing mines

Turkish sappers to help Azerbaijan in clearing mines

The engineering and sapper units of the ground forces of the Turkish Armed Forces have begun to conduct mine clearance operations in Azerbaijani territories liberated from the Armenian occupation, according to the Turkish Ministry of …

Turkey congratulates Azerbaijan on liberation of Aghdam

Turkey congratulates Azerbaijan on liberation of Aghdam

The Turkish Ministry of National Defense congratulated Azerbaijan on the liberation of the Aghdam district from the Armenian occupation, saying that the native Azerbaijani lands are being returned to their real owners. …

Shoigu and Akara discuss settlement of Karabakh conflict

Shoigu and Akara discuss settlement of Karabakh conflict

Russian Defense Minister, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu held the second telephone talks within 24 hours with Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "The parties discussed the settlement of the …

Turkish and Russian defense chiefs discuss Karabakh

Turkish and Russian defense chiefs discuss Karabakh

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar discussed the peace deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia and the latest situation in Syria in a phone call, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Tuesday. …