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Regional Developments

Turkey, Russia and Iran announce constitutional committee for Syria: Leaders of Turkey, Iran and Russia reached an agreement on the composition of a Syrian constitutional committee, in a meeting held in Ankara.

Accessed on Sep 16, 2019

New pipeline in works to transport Iraqi oil to Turkey: Ankara and Baghdad are working toward building a new oil pipeline with the capacity to transport one million barrels per day from Iraq's Kirkuk fields to the Turkish border.

Accessed on Sep 18, 2019

Kurdish mothers protesting PKK should be supported by all with sense of justice: The protest by Diyarbakır mothers against the PKK is a just and peaceful initiative that should be embraced in the name of humanitarian causes, expert on PKK says.

Accessed on Sep 19, 2019

28 security officials, 8 civilians killed in PKK attacks during the summer: Twenty-eight security officials and eight civilians were killed by the PKK terrorist group between June and August, reports revealed recently. Some 396 terrorists were killed since the beginning of the year in counterterrorism operations against the PKK.

Accessed on Sep 20, 2019

Turkey vows military escalation if US fails to establish buffer zone on southern border: Turkey said it was prepared for military operations against Kurdish groups in Syria if the US fails to establish a buffer zone in northeast Syria.

Accessed on Sep 21, 2019

U.S. Senator Graham says he is trying to get Turkey back in F-35 fold: U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said after meeting President Erdoğan that he would like to get Turkey back in a joint manufacturing program for F-35 fighter jets.

Accessed on Sep 22, 2019

Peace corridor to solve Syria migrant crisis: Erdoğan to UNGA: A peace corridor on Turkey's Syria border will enable the resettlement of 3 million Syrians if it is extended to the Deir ez Zor-Raqqa line, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said.

Accessed on Sep 24, 2019

Explosion Hits Riot Police Bus in Southern Turkey; 5 Wounded: The governor's office in Adana said that the explosion went off as a riot police bus passed. The statement said a police officer was among the wounded.

Accessed on Sep 25, 2019

Turkey launches Kiran-4 military operation in northeast against PKK: Some 75 teams comprising 1,125 personnel are taking part in the campaign, in northeastern Kars, Ağrı and Iğdır provinces, the interior ministry says.

Accessed on Sep 27, 2019

Russia in talks with Turkey on possible Su-35 fighter jet sale: RIA: Russia and Turkey are holding talks about the possible sale of Russian-made Sukhoi SU-35 fighter jets to Turkey, but it is too early to talk about a concrete deal, RIA news agency cited a senior Russian official.

Accessed on Sep 27, 2019

Turkey plans $27 billion housing project in northeast Syria; broadcaster TRT: Turkey’s draft plan for a construction project to settle 1 million Syrian refugees in a “safe zone” in northeast Syria would cost around 151 billion lira ($27 billion), state broadcaster TRT Haber said.

Accessed on Sep 27, 2019

Turkey says it downed a drone on Syrian border: Defense ministry says unidentified drone breached Turkish air space six times, was grounded by a pair of F-16s.

Accessed on Sep 29, 2019

Erdoğan Signals Turkish Incursion Into Syria Could Be Imminent: President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressed his readiness to act alone in northeast Syria and retake areas from American-backed Kurdish forces, saying that efforts to defuse the threat they pose to Turkey have failed.

Accessed on Sep 30, 2019