Recep Tayyip Erdogan

As negotiations between Armenia and Turkey for establishing relations enter a very sensitive and critical stage, one would assume that the two sides would use extreme caution and restraint if they are truly interested in a positive[...]

ISTANBUL (Azatutyun) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly condemned Turkish-Armenian Member of Parliament Garo Paylan for demanding that Ankara officially recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide. Erdogan said on April 25[...]

The Chinese adage that crisis creates opportunity has given a new lease on life to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policies and Turkey itself. The dramatic decline of the Turkish economy and dimming of hopes for Erdogan’s[...]

As a new political order shapes up in the Caucasus, Armenia will face new risks and new opportunities. The question is how Yerevan will cope with new realities after suffering the devastating impact of a disastrous war. Armenia would have[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — An Armenian pro-government parliamentarian on Monday, August 30, hailed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s stated readiness to normalize Turkey’s relations with Armenia. Opposition lawmakers insisted, by[...]

The second Karabakh war came to an end with the signing of the trilateral declaration on November 9, 2020, but the war of attrition continues with Azerbaijani incursions within Armenia’s sovereign territory. No matter how those[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL and PanArmenian.net) — The presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey, Ilham Aliyev and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, signed on Tuesday, June 15 a declaration in Shushi on allied relations between the two states. Aliyev described[...]

It has been a week now since US President Biden’s April 24, 2021 statement recognizing the Armenian Genocide. This was a long overdue acknowledgment by the US of an event that took place 106 years ago, about which there is already[...]

BEIRUT (Zartonk, Aztag) – Major General Imad Osman, director-general of Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, recently issued a circular to the officers and soldiers he commands announcing that Turkish language classes would be conducted[...]

ANKARA (Nor Marmara) – The political struggle between Turkey’s opposition Republican People’s Party (the party founded by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip[...]