Tag: Erdogan

Erdogan says Turkey has ‘proof’ of Russian involvement in IS oil trade

Posted December 04, 2015 01:00:31 Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he had proof Russia was involved in illegal oil trade with the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, countering “immoral” Russian allegations that his own loved ones was importing oil from the jihadists. The Russian defence ministry on Wednesday accused Mr Erdogan and his…


Turkish president Erdogan warns Russia not to ‘play with fire’

Posted November 28, 2015 01:37:21 Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan has warned Russia not to “play with fire”, but added he did not want to harm relations with Moscow, comments that appear more likely to inflame than quell the dispute over a downed Russian bomber this week. Relations among the former Cold War antagonists are at…