President Erdoğan has “closed all doors” to the US ambassador to Turkey Jeffry Flake, who paid a visit at the end of March to opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Erdoğan’s main rival in the forthcoming presidential elections.
A quadrilateral meeting between the deputy foreign ministers of Turkey, Syria, Russia and Iran will be held on 3-4 April in Moscow, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced on Monday.
Two Yazidi men were forcibly converted to Islam by a Turkish-backed Syrian National Army faction in Afrin, indicating a continued “genocidal policy” against the region’s community.
Turkish police raided 20 homes in Istanbul and Izmir on Monday and detained 19 people including pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party Youth Assembly members and employees of a magazine that focuses on the Kurdish issue.
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