German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Friday summoned the Turkish charge d’affaires over Turkey’s arrests of Kurdish opposition lawmakers. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Twitter she was “extremely worried” by the arrests and had called a meeting of EU ambassadors in Ankara. Source: Reuters
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria and insisted U.S. support for such groups “must come to an end.” Source Bloomberg
Turkey and Russia have reached an agreement in principle on the delivery of Russian-made S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems to the Turkish side and are negotiating the price and joint production issues, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday. Source Tass
There is suspicion that Turkish intelligence is behind the statements about the redrawing borders in the Balkans and “the spread of the Greater Albania idea.” Source B92