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Tayyip Erdogan

Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan orders to postpone events in Turkey until end-April

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree on Friday postponing all events related to science, culture and the arts, as the country seeks to contain a surge in coronavirus cases.Turkey’s Covid-19 death toll has reached four, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Thursday. The number of confirmed cases in…
bubmag
March 20, 2020
Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s first coronavirus case shuts schools, impacts sports

By Tuvan GumrukcuANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish schools will be closed for one week and universities for three weeks from March 16 and sports events will be held without spectators until end-April, Turkey said on Thursday, stepping up its response to coronavirus after its first reported case.Turkey confirmed its first coronavirus…
bubmag
March 12, 2020
Tayyip Erdogan

‘Corona!’ Thermal camera protects Erdogan in Turkish parliament

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan greets members of his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, March 11, 2020. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERSANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan appeared in Turkey’s parliament with an extra cameraman on Wednesday - an aide with a thermal…
bubmag
March 11, 2020
Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s Erdogan says U.S. softening stance on Patriot systems

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States has offered to sell Turkey its Patriot missile defense system if Ankara promises not to operate a rival Russian system, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said, in what he called a significant softening in Washington’s position. FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a joint…
bubmag
March 10, 2020
Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan says military posts in Syria’s Idlib will stand after ceasefire

FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) following their talks in Moscow, Russia March 5, 2020. Pavel Golovkin/Pool via REUTERSANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey’s military observation posts in Syria’s Idlib will retain their current status with the Russian-Turkish ceasefire deal,…
bubmag
March 6, 2020