Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that there is no reason for Turkey to have disagreement with its neighbors, expressing that the country’s intentions are to improve its ties with countries in the Mediterranean and Black Sea.

Speaking at the AK Party’s Politics Academy event in Ankara, Yıldırım said that Turkey intends to mend ties with all the countries in the region including Iraq, Syria and Egypt to spread peace across the world.

“We had strained relations with Israel, which could return to normal after receiving an apology and compensation. However, the essential condition for us has been improving the condition of Palestinians so, we refused to settle for a deal without a step on this matter”

Yildirim said the current agreement providing tons of humanitarian aid to Gaza City is a result of Turkey’s determined stance on the Palestinian cause.

Commenting on relations with Russia, Yildirim said that Turkish and Russian people have been discontent with the crisis between the two countries and the Turkish administration has taken steps to normalize ties after seeing the public’s reaction.

“We will continue to improve ties with our neighbors. There is no reason for us to fight with Iraq, Syria or Egypt but we need to take our cooperation with them further, the prime minister said.

Relations between the two countries hit a low in November 2015 after Turkish jets downed a Russian Su-24 bomber near the Syrian border for violating Turkish airspace. Turkey provided radar data that the Russian planes breached the border, but Moscow has insisted that the war plane had not crossed the border.

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In the beginning, Erdoğan and Putin exchanged harsh criticism and ultimatums in the wake of the jet crisis. The Kremlin directed accusations at Ankara and imposed sanctions that continue to deal a heavy blow to Turkey’s tourism sector.

Later on Erdoğan expressed regret for Turkey’s downing of a Russian military jet to Putin in late June, paving the way for bettering the soured relations.

DailySabah.

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Turquía tiene miedo a la formación de un estado Kurdo…

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I don’t think it’s that simple. They would have to stop providing aid to the terrorists for one and perhaps return Iskenderun.

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Turquia querendo melhorar relações com siria ? kkkkkk mentira não ?

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So, due to all the very ugly persons that Turkey let cross the border to Syria and even funded/armed with the help of the saudian brother(hood?)s, something about 275k to 300k syrians have died, hundred of thousands must be crippled, post traumatic syndrom must have kyrocketed much higher than the missile that shot down the russian Su-24; millions of syrians have flee the country. Erdogan/al-Saoud/al-Thani’s proxies have performed numerous war crimes and crimes against the humanity, very very huge amounts of oil, gas and antiquities have been stolen, irreplaceable things from the cultural heritage of the whole humanity that were… Read more »
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good boy good boy, Putins thanks

Deny Nurdin
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LoL you serious???

Grandioso Hameed
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Turkey as one of major regional powers can play important roles for the fight against takfiri terrorist groups by doing joint force with its surrounding neighbors; icluding syria, irak, iran, and lebanon.

Daeshbags Sux
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Err, for now, Turkey is mostly know to be one of the main terrorist’s backers! ErdoGollum has a lot of Muslim Brotherhood friends and MB and al-Qaeda are the 2 faces of the same coin…

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Erdogan is bowing to reality. He lost and now he tries to save his ugly face. When Aleppo’s jihadist are being encircled no one in Turkey, the West, the NGO community (HRW, AI), the UN or the media hardly are taking notice. The message from these so-called friends of Syria to these thugs like al Qaeda is clear: Drop dead. Russia, Iran and Syria won the war.

HenryB
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Turkey made a deal with Iran against the Kurds. That’s the only reason Turkey wants to improve ties with Syria, Iraq and Russia.

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Gollum is trying to not end with a bomb under his car… But do you know that, up to 2011, Assad trusted Gollum and so there was a free trade/free border crossing between Syria and Turkey, so Gollum had no problems to smurggle all the weapons, mercenaries and shithadists he wanted into Syria! Assad has another level of schooling than Gollum, do you really think he’ll be tricked a 2nd time by this asshole? Do you really think that the russians will forgive the Su-24 backstabbing so easily, especially with the murderer of their pilot having been freed by a… Read more »