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Turkish, Armenian envoys meet in bid to end chilly relations

Jan. 14, 2022 08:29 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Special envoys from Turkey and Armenia met in Moscow on Friday for a first round of meetings aimed at ending decades of bitterness between their countries and establishing diplomatic ties. Both countries said the meeting was conducted in a “positive and constructive atmosphere." ...

Turkey, Armenia to appoint envoys in bid to normalize ties

Dec. 14, 2021 02:48 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Armenia will appoint special representatives to discuss steps to normalize their ties, Turkey’s foreign minister said. Speaking in parliament during a debate over his ministry’s budget late Monday, Mevlut Cavusoglu also said charter flights...

Turkey offers to help Lebanon with crisis with Gulf nations

Nov. 16, 2021 10:10 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister said Tuesday his country is ready to offer whatever support it can to help mend relations between Lebanon and Gulf Arab nations, embroiled in an unprecedented diplomatic rift. The spat with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab states...

Cyprus holds rig security drills amid hydrocarbon tensions

Nov. 03, 2021 07:19 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Ships and aircraft from eight nations took part on Wednesday in annual drills to boost safety and security procedures on vessels and oil rigs off Cyprus' southern coastline amid ongoing tensions with neighboring Turkey over competing claims to hydrocarbon reserves. ...