Russia Never Considered Turkey As A Strategic Ally, Says Lavrov

Russia never considered Turkey as a strategic ally, says Lavrov

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 13 Hits

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that his country never truly considered Turkey as a strategic ally but only as a close partner amid growing tensions between the two states in the Middle East Lavrov made the comment in an interview with Russian radio stations yesterday which were reported by Turkish news outlet BirGn Such a partnership he added has a strategic nature in many areas The minister acknowledged that Russia and Turkey have taken opposing sides in regional conflicts over the years giving the example of the recent >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

no imageRussias new coronavirus cases surge to record high of 17,340
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 3 | US

Medical specialists transport a person on a stretcher outside a hospital for patients infected with the coronavirus disease on the outskirts of Moscow Russia October 15 2020 Reuters picMOSCOW Oct 23 Russias daily tally of new coronavirus cases hit a record high of 17340 today including 5478 in Moscow taking the national tally to 1480646 since the pandemic beganAuthorities said 283 ...

no imageReport: Saudi Arabia receives only 1.8% of Turkey exports
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:01 | Hits : 6 | US

Turkish commodity exports to Saudi Arabia constitute only 18 per cent of Ankaras annual exports Turkeys Anadolu Agency reported The agency collected data on trade exchange issued by the Saudi General Authority for Statistics and the Turkish Statistical Institute for the years 2018 and 2019 According to the report Saudi Arabias total imports from Turkey have increased from 27 billion in 2...

no imageTurkey must purchase Russias S-400 systems but still be ready to buy US Patriot missile systems s
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 12:01 | Hits : 5 | US

Turkey must purchase Russian S400 missile systems but still be ready to buy US Patriot missile systems Turkeys Defense Minister Hulusi Akar announced on Thursday Speaking to Bloomberg Akar stressed that the purchase of the S400s was a necessity for Turkey and will not distance Turkey from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation NATO Relations between NATO allies Turkey and the US were str...

no imageTurkey: increase in adulterated alcohol victims
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 9 | US

The Turkish authorities said yesterday that the number of deaths due to people drinking adulterated alcohol had risen to 63 since 9 October Zaman has reported Medical sources told the newspaper that the deaths have occurred in Izmir Zonguldak and other cities The sources added that the fatalities were due to the victims drinking cheap methanol alcohol and being poisoned as a result The police...

no imageSnowden granted permanent residency in Russia
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:01 | Hits : 10 | US

Snowden is wanted in the United States on espionage charges after he leaked information showing that agents from the National Security Agency NSA were collecting telephone records of millions of US citizens AFP picMOSCOW Oct 22 Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permanent residency in Russia his lawyer said todaySnowden the former US intelligence contractor who re...

no imageGreece to test Russia S-300 air defence missile system
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 10 | US

Greece is preparing to test the Russianmade S300 air defence missile system at a NATO firing base in the Greek island of Crete Anadolu Agency reported The agency quoted a Turkish security source stating that Greece which will test the system for the second time is planning to upgrade the systems capabilities to be more like the Russianmade S400 air defence system The system was initially...

no imageThree-man US-Russian crew returns to Earth from ISS
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:01 | Hits : 10 | US

ISS crew member and Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin gets medical treatment shortly after the Soyuz MS16 space capsule landed in a remote area outside Zhezkazgan Kazakhstan October 22 2020 Rosaviatsiya handout via ReutersALMATY Oct 22 An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts touched down on the Kazakhstan steppe today completing a 196day mission that began with the first laun...

no imageUS rejects Russia proposal on Gulfsecurity mechanism
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:01 | Hits : 11 | US

The US announced on Tuesday its rejection of Russia8217s proposal in the UN Security Council to establish an effective security mechanism in the Gulf region This came in statements made by US Ambassadorto theUnited Nations UN Kelly Craft during a Security Council meeting onthe MaintenanceofInternational PeaceandSecurityComprehensive Reviewof theSituationin thePersian Gulf Regio...

no imageRussian airstrike injures 5 civilians in Syria's Idlib
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 7 | US

Five civilians were injured in a Russian airstrike in Syria8217s northwestern Idlib province according to the White Helmets civil defense agency on Wednesday Anadolu reports The attack targeted civilian settlements in alRami village in southern Idlib the agency said White Helmets said two children were among those injured in the attack In September 2018 Turkey and Russia agreed to turn ...

no imageTurkey to continue search for more gas reserves in Black Sea, says Erdogan
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 13 | US

Turkey will be continuing its search for more natural energy reserves in the Black Sea region despite already having made two major discoveries President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced The president made the announcement at a news conference yesterday after a cabinet meeting in the capital Ankara in which he said that the Turkish drill ship Fatih is set to begin new operations next month T...

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