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Turkey: Friday prayers held at Hagia Sofia after 86 years

Istanbul/UNI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan led Friday prayers at the iconic Hagia Sophia mosque for the first time in 86 years after his controversial decision to convert the historic museum into a mosque amid widespread global protests.

Erdogan Visits Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Shares Photos Ahead of 1st Muslim Prayers

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a visit to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on Sunday, where he saw work in progress inside the landmark ahead of the first Muslim prayers scheduled for Friday after the museum's conversion into a mosque, and took a few photos.

Erdogan accuses Damascus of violating Idlib ceasefire, warns of possible new attacks

Ankara/Sputnik/UNI:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Damascus on Wednesday of violating the Idlib ceasefire, agreed upon by Russia and Turkey, warning that Ankara could strike even a heavier blow if the truce breaches continue.

Erdogan invites Putin to participate in Syria's oil fields development

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he had invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to participate in Syria's oil fields development for boosting the Syrian economy.

Turkish president urges Greece to open border for illegal immigrants

Istanbul/Xinhua/UNI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday urged Greece to open its border gate for the passage of illegal immigrants, who have been waiting in Turkey's northwestern border for the last 10 days to enter Europe.

Erdogan hopes for ceasefire in Idlib after talks with Putin in Moscow on Thursday

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope for achieving ceasefire in Syrian Idlib after he meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 5 in Moscow.

Turkish army has losses in Libya: Erdogan

Ankara/Xinhua/UNI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday evening said the Turkish military had "martyrs" in Libya, while Turkish-backed forces killed 100 "rival fighters" in the country.

Erdogan says Russia not loyal to agreements on Syria

Istanbul/Xinhua: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Russia is not abiding by the agreements inked earlier to end the conflict in Syria's Idlib region, local media reported.

Erdogan says too early to talk of draft communique for Berlin peace conference on Libya

Ankara/Sputnik:Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Ankara does not have a draft communique ahead of Sunday’s peace conference on Libya to be held in the German capital of Berlin, as it is too early to talk of one, although he expressed hope that the talks would yield positive results.

Turkey will not support NATO in Poland if bloc ignores Ankara's interests: Erdogan

Ankara:Sputnik/UNI" Turkey will not support NATO's plans to boost the protection of Poland and the Baltic nations if the alliance does not recognize as terrorists the groups Ankara views as national security threats, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Erdogan says deadly car explosion in Turkey's Reyhanli may be terror attack

Ankara, July 5 (Sputnik/UNI) The deadly car explosion in the Turkish town of Reyhanli, located in Hatay province near the border with Syria, may have been a terror attack, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

Erdogan says situation calm in Syria's Idlib after attack on Turkey's observation post

Osaka, Jun 29 (Sputnik/UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the situation in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib was calm after the recent attack on Turkey's observation post, expressing hope that similar attacks would not take place again.

Erdogan declares ruling party’s victory in Turkish municipal elections

Ankara, Apr 1 (Sputnik/UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared on Monday the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) victory in the Sunday municipal elections.

Pak PM meets Turkey President, seeks to build economic ties

Ankara, Jan 4 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan here and discussed ways to strengthen economic and other ties between the two countries, reports said.

Gunshots fired at US Embassy in Turkey amid diplomatic row, no casualties: Reports

Ankara, Aug 20 (IBNS): Amid an ongoing diplomatic clash, the US embassy in Turkey's capital Ankara came under attack on Monday,  reports said.