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Turkey’s Russian missiles could defend Ukraine

Russian air defense missile systems in position during a military exercise in Siberia on February 3. Photo: /Associated press Ukraine needs anti-aircraft weapons, and Turkey has one it should get rid of – a Russian-made S-400 system it bought four years ago that sparked a huge backlash from from the …

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German Chancellor Scholz visits Turkey for talks with Erdoğan

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz travels to Turkey on Monday to discuss bilateral relations with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for his first visit to the country since taking office. The trip is expected to be dominated by the war in Ukraine. The two leaders will hold talks in the afternoon followed …

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Turkey and Qatar 1st choice for Kabul airport, according to the Taliban

After months of negotiations over the operation of Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport after the Taliban took over the country, the interim government has said a deal with Turkey and Qatar is expected soon. Speaking to Daily Sabah, Khairullah Khairkhwa, the Taliban’s acting culture and information minister, said: “Turkey, Qatar …

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Bennett of Israel and Erdogan of Turkey hope to broker peace between Russia and Ukraine

When conflict erupted between Russia and Ukraine in 2014, following Moscow’s support for Donbass separatists and its annexation of Crimea, European powers France and Germany played this role of mediator in what has been called the Norman format. The Belarusian capital became the scene of negotiations which finally led to …

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Turkey, balancing ties with Russia, says drones to Ukraine are sales, not aid – Sabah

A Turkish flag flies next to the NATO logo at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ANKARA, March 3 (Reuters) – Turkey‘s drone deliveries to Ukraine are not military aid but rather private sales, a Turkish …

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Indian student killed in Kharkiv bombing; A military column approaches Kiev

Live updates from the Russia-Ukraine war: A 40-mile-long Russian military column approaches Kiev, suggesting a full-scale assault to take control of the Ukrainian capital. This comes as reports suggest Russian nuclear submarines have left for exercises in the Barents Sea and mobile missile launchers roam the snowy forests of Siberia. …

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Sanctions alone won’t end Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

The most bizarre aspect of the current situation in Ukraine is not that Moscow has continued the atrocities, however heinous – after all, it is sad but not uncommon for Russia to flex its military muscle. What is truly frightening is the complete lack of foresight and analysis in Western …

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Latest war in Ukraine: Turkey urges Russia to end invasion as Putin orders new assault

The United States has joined the EU and the United Kingdom in freezing the assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister, as part of a new sanctions package intended to strengthen the response of the West to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. President Joe Biden announced the sanctions …

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Ukraine says more than 40 soldiers and up to 10 civilians were killed in Russian invasion

Russian state television broadcasts an address by Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 24. (Russia 24) Before dawn, just before the explosions began in cities across Ukraine, Russian state television unexpectedly aired a speech by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two self-proclaimed ‘people’s republics’ of Donetsk and Luhansk, in Ukraine’s …

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Explained: How Ukraine is helping Turkey become a formidable military power

Turkey strengthens defense cooperation with Ukraine, world leader in military engine production New Delhi: In a rare move, a Chinese company Skyrizon filed a petition with the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague at the end of 2021 regarding the failed purchase of Ukrainian Motor Sich, one of the …

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Royal Navy warship HMS Diamond will leave Portsmouth today to join the NATO Task Force in the Eastern Mediterranean amid tensions between Russia and Ukraine

The Royal Navy has confirmed that HMS Diamond is due to leave the city at noon. She will join NATO forces, alongside HMS Trent, in the eastern Mediterranean amid growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. A Ministry of Defense spokesman said: ‘HMS Diamond is due to leave Portsmouth at 12 …

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US weapons in Ukraine would not stop a Russian invasion

To underscore the potential consequences for Russia, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark A. Milley, sent an unequivocal message to his Russian counterpart when they met in late December: yes, said General Milley, the Ukrainian army stands little chance of repelling the larger and better armed …

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The Battle for Sovereignty and Survival in Ukraine

Far from Brussels, it is in Ukraine that an often silent battle for Europe’s future is being fought amid the cacophony of other European crises. The difference is that Ukraine’s battle is not to define the terms of its engagement with Europe, but to get to Europe and separate from …

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United States: Indisputable Greek Island Sovereignty

Amid Turkey’s dispute over Greece’s sovereignty over its eastern Aegean islands, Washington issued a clear and direct rejection of Ankara’s unfounded claims on Friday. “The sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries must be respected and protected. Greece’s sovereignty over these islands is not in question,” a US State Department …

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No, Kremlin, NATO is not led by one country

On February 8, French President Emmanuel Macron met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Almost immediately afterwards, confusion ensued due to conflicting claims by Macron and the Kremlin about what had been agreed. Macron, ahead of his subsequent meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said Putin had assured there …

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Six Russian warships on their way to the Black Sea for exercises

MOSCOW/ISTANBUL, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Six Russian warships are heading to the Black Sea from the Mediterranean for naval exercises, the Interfax news agency said on Tuesday quoting the Russian Defense Ministry, in what he called it a pre-planned movement of military means. Russia announced last month that its navy …

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Explanation: Russia’s Mediterranean port in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday that six landing ships arrived in the port of Tartous in western Syria, located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Syrian state media SANA also reported the story. Landing ships are large warships that can transport smaller warships and amphibious vehicles. The news demonstrated …

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Russia wins China’s support in NATO confrontation against Ukraine | Ukraine-Russia crisis

Russia won China’s backing in its clash with the West over Ukraine as Beijing agreed with Moscow that the US-led NATO military alliance should not admit new members. The demand to halt NATO expansion came after a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing, …

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Russia condemns US troop deployment to Eastern Europe amid Ukrainian tensions

Video transcription Return transcription US sends troops to Poland and Romania The Pentagon said 3,000 additional US troops would help defend NATO allies in Eastern Europe as the buildup of Russian forces on the Ukrainian border threatens stability in the region. The United States will soon move additional forces to …

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Erdogan seeks to cash in on Russia-US clash over Ukraine

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will try to leverage his strategic position in NATO and his relationship with Russia’s Vladimir Putin when he visits Kiev on Thursday in a bid to avert war in Ukraine. The veteran Turkish leader hopes mediation between Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky can avert …

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The American strategic error in the Mediterranean

As tensions between the Kremlin and NATO over Ukraine highlight Europe’s strategic dependence on Russian gas, a critical gas pipeline crossing the Mediterranean finds itself at the center of competing geopolitical forces . The EastMed pipeline was supposed to diversify and increase European gas supplies, thereby enhancing the continent’s energy …

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What is NATO and what role does it play in the Russian-Ukrainian crisis?

The main demand of President Vladimir Putin is at the root of the diplomatic impasse between Russia and the West: he does not want Ukraine ever to be allowed to join NATO. Formed in the aftermath of World War II with the aim of achieving lasting peace and providing collective …

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Ex-Senator Flake becomes U.S. Ambassador to Turkey

Former Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) walks through the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ANKARA, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Former Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake officially became U.S. ambassador to Turkey on Wednesday at a critical time …

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The betrayal of the West: root of the faults of NATO, hostility of Russia

The world sits with its eyes wide open in anxiety, fearing the impending invasion of Ukraine as 100,000 Russian troops surround the country. As of January 20, US officials confirmed that US President Joe Biden’s administration has now authorized several NATO allies to send weapons, including anti-tank weapons, to Ukraine. …

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Spanish warship sets sail for Black Sea amid Ukrainian tensions

A Spanish warship and around 200 sailors set sail for the Black Sea on Saturday to bolster NATO’s presence in the region amid heightened tensions on the Ukrainian border. The ship was originally scheduled to join the NATO mission in about three weeks, but its departure was accelerated as the …

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NATO Is the Antithesis of National Security – Colorado Daily

One of the greatest contributions to world peace would be the complete abolition of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). NATO is a military alliance created in 1949 on the initiative of the United States, supposedly to prevent Soviet aggression in Europe. In reality, the Soviet Union, which had lost …

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The United States and its allies promise unity over Russia; do what is not so clear

French President Emmanuel Macron leaves after delivering a speech at the European Parliament on Wednesday January 19, 2022 in Strasbourg, eastern France. Macron on Wednesday called on the European Union to quickly draw up a new security plan containing proposals to help ease tensions with Russia, amid growing concern that …

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Why did Putin withdraw ‘Russian NATO’ soldiers from Kazakhstan?

Protests in Kazakhstan that erupted after fuel prices rose in early January have raged despite the resignation of the Kazakh government and the cancellation of the price hike, as clashes ensued between police and protesters. In this context, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokaev appealed to Putin to help him activate the …

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Is NATO ignorant? | Opinion

Editor: The Cuban Missile Crisis happened 60 years ago this October. Joe Biden has no idea of ​​the underlying issues in the story, or his administration could learn a lesson. Our senior diplomat in charge of Russia, Anthony Blinken, was 6 months old at the time, so he may be …

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What arms India also arms the United States

In an article published this week in Foreign Policy (bit.ly/3fqZubo), Jerad Harper and John Nagl of the US Army War College argue for a new strategy in how the US develops military partnerships. They state that in its most well-resourced overseas efforts, the United States “creates partner forces as appendages …

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State Department recap: January 5-12, 2022

STATE DEPARTMENT – Here’s a look at what US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been up to this week: United States, Russia, Ukraine The United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies speak with one voice to urge Russia to defuse tensions along …

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In talks on Ukraine, US and Russia standoff over NATO enlargement

GENEVA – The United States and Russia emerged from seven hours of urgent negotiations on Monday and took seemingly irreconcilable positions on the future of the NATO alliance and the deployment of troops and weapons in Europe from the ‘Is, now the tensions high amid fears of a Russian invasion …

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Turkey calls for fight against “acts of provocation” ahead of US-Russian talks

ANKARA: Turkey on Saturday warned against “provocative acts” ahead of talks between Russia and the United States next week to ease tensions over Russia’s military build-up on the Ukrainian border. NATO, of which Turkey is a member, has warned of the real risks of Russia invading Ukraine after Moscow amassed …

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How Russia uses crises in its regional environment – European Council on Foreign Relations

What a difference a year makes! In the fall of 2020, Russia’s position appeared to be deteriorating in many former Soviet states. Large-scale protests in Belarus seemed to herald the end of the Alyaksandar Lukashenka era. Maia Sandu’s loss to Igor Dodon as President of Moldova deprived Russia of its …

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Report on US-Turkish relations – USNI News

The following is the December 30, 2021 report from the Congressional Research Service, Turkey: Background and US Relations at a Glance. From the report US relations with Turkey take place in a complicated environment with several national bilateral, regional and Turkish considerations. Recent tensions have raised questions about the future …

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Failure of China’s zero-COVID policy tops 2022 geopolitical risk list: Eurasia Group

Two years after the first occurrence of COVID-19 in China, the potential failure of the country’s “zero-COVID” policy poses the greatest global risk of 2022, threatening to exacerbate disruptions to the global supply chain and inflationary pressures, warned Eurasia Group, a political risk-consulting firm. “For rich countries, the end of …

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India to fully deploy 1st S-400 Missile System Regiment next month

Russian S-400 missile defense system India will likely complete the deployment of the first Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system regiment next month, Indian military officials say, a move aimed at boosting the country’s air defense capabilities without the risk of ‘possible US sanctions. The Saturday, The hindu, one of …

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Turkey transfers head of highest NATO readiness force to France

The Turkish delegation handed over the head of NATO’s highest military force to France on Saturday, the bloc announced on Wednesday. France will take the leadership of the Very High Level Preparedness Joint Force (VJTF) from January 1, 2022, NATO announced in a statement. “The Very High Readiness Joint Task …

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New US envoy to Turkey Flake to take office on January 7

Former Senator Jeff Flake, the new US Ambassador to Turkey, is expected to arrive in the capital Ankara on January 7 and officially take office after presenting his credentials to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. US President Joe Biden, who took office on January 20, 2021, announced in July that the …

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“The United States is ready for diplomacy with Russia from the beginning of January”

The United States is ready to engage in diplomacy from early January through multiple channels, a senior administration official Biden said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters via teleconference, the official said the engagement would be carried out bilaterally as part of the United States’ strategic stability dialogue with Russia, and …

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Turkey considers pact with Azerbaijan and Pakistan to develop next-generation stealth fighters

Amid frayed ties with NATO and the United States, Turkey, which seeks to pursue an independent policy under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is exploring fifth-generation fighter jets developed in the country. As part of this initiative, Ankara plans to cooperate with its Azerbaijani and Pakistani allies. “Our doors are open …

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Former Ukrainian President Poroshenko summoned for questioning for buying charcoal from Donbass – world

KIEV, December 20. / TASS /. Ukraine’s fifth president, European Solidarity faction lawmaker Pyotr Poroshenko, was summoned for questioning in a case of assisting a treason and terrorism group on December 23 over his potential involvement in the expeditions of coal from the self-proclaimed Donbass republics, said Ilya Novikov, Poroshenko’s …

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Not Just China and Russia, US Ally Turkey Says “Many Question” Biden Democracy Summit

While the main rivals of the United States, China and Russia, have been at the forefront of international criticism of President Joe Biden’s Democracy Summit, which was held virtually among more than 100 countries earlier this month. , U.S. ally Turkey said many others expressed skepticism about the rally. “The …

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White House urges Senate Republicans to end blockade of Biden Ambassadorial Choices

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden unveiled two other appointed ambassadors on Wednesday, but the White House and Democrats have warned that moves by some Senate Republicans to block almost all diplomats and other national security appointees seriously hampered American efforts. around the globe. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has …

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Ilham Aliyev and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met in Brussels

At the invitation of NATO Secretary General, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met Alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg greeted President Ilham Aliyev at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. They then posed for official photos. During the meeting, the NATO Secretary General said Azerbaijan is …

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Hard numbers: COVAX race against time, gas problems in Europe, Turkish lira plunges in nose, Ghana condemns airlines

That said, we know they work very well in preventing hospitalizations and deaths. And that’s not just true for mRNA vaccines. This is true for other vaccines as well. And besides, this is true even before having received a reminder. In other words, if you’ve just had two injections of …

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Is India realigning with the Kremlin?

By purchasing the S-400 missile system, New Delhi has placed the United States in a difficult but interesting situation where Washington must manage the buffer relationship with New Delhi and try to save face as well, as the United States has imposed sanctions against Turkey in 2017 for the same …

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Emmanuel Macron’s EU army plan in tatters – NATO slaps French leader’s calls | Politics | News

Europe does not need new structures linked to the European Union’s defense strategy, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday, a day after French President Emmanuel Macron called for rethinking the defense of the EU. President Macron said on Thursday that the EU must define a new defense strategy …

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Turkish currency, living standards plummet as pandemic rages

The depreciation of the Turkish lira and the sharp rise in the prices of basic necessities affecting tens of millions of people are creating a deep economic and political crisis, as the raging pandemic infects tens of thousands and kills hundreds every day . The Turkish lira has lost half …

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Greece-Russia: Expectations and obstacles | eKathimerini.com

In the 22 years that Vladimir Putin, now 69, has dominated Russian politics and played a leading role in international developments, he has met and to some extent worked with all Greek prime ministers. I remember very well his smirk when he heard, in 2003, the harsh remonstrance against his …

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Who grants the United States the right to define democracy?

American Democracy Illustration: Liu Rui / GT The next Virtual Summit for Democracy scheduled by US leaders on December 9 and 10 will focus on three themes, namely defense against authoritarianism, the fight against corruption and the promotion of respect for human rights. There are 110 guests at the event. …

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Can the decline of democracy be reversed? – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Dr Alon Ben-Meir * The Democracy Summit that President Biden is spearheading in December, which many countries will attend, is certainly timely and necessary. I do not expect revolutionary and immediate measures to be adopted at the summit to save democracies from their rapid erosion in so many countries. …

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Turkish-Polish friendship has deep roots (Speaker of Parliament)

The Turkish-Polish friendship and alliance have deep and historical roots that span six centuries, Turkish Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop said on Wednesday. The visiting Turkish parliament speaker met the Polish president and his counterpart in Warsaw on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters following his meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda, he …

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Greece has both anxious eyes on bellicose Turkey now – Breaking News, Greece, Cyprus, Hellenic Diaspora News

ATHENS – Further provocations from Turkey, even belligerent speeches renewing fears of a potential conflict in a dispute over the seas worry Greek officials and wonder what President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s next move will be. Relations between the countries are entering uncharted and more turbulent waters and bringing a lot …

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Why sting the bear if you are not a grizzly?

Writing for Sputnik International, British journalist Finian Cunningham describes the actions of US Under Secretary of State Karen Donfried as “stinging the bear.” The recently rehabilitated neoconservative of the George W. Bush era said that “all options are on the table regarding Russia’s policy towards Ukraine.” “As you can understand, …

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The policy of the new German government towards Turkey

The Social Democratic Party (SPD) will probably strive to establish a constructive relationship with Turkey. This, in turn, will lead to tensions within the German coalition government, Daily sabah writing. During Angela Merkel’s time, there were a few highs and many lows in German-Turkish relations. In the period of the …

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US invites 110 nations for democracy summit, with China, Turkey missing

United States President Joe Biden has invited 110 countries to a virtual democracy summit scheduled for December 9-10, 2021. While his main Western allies, India, Israel, African nations and Taiwan, feature on list, China was not invited. for the same. The State Department released the list of participating countries on …

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Kursk disaster caused by a NATO submarine

MOSCOW (AP) – A retired Russian admiral alleged that the 2000 Kursk submarine disaster was caused by a collision with a NATO submarine, an unproven claim that defies the official conclusion that the country’s worst post-Soviet naval disaster was triggered by a faulty torpedo. Retired Admiral Vyacheslav Popov, who was …

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Can the decline of democracy be reversed?

Posted on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 9:47 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising requests: freepress@ntelos.net Alon Ben Meir The Democracy Summit that President Biden is spearheading in …

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Will India get a CAATSA exemption?

Russia said it has started delivering India-ordered S-400 missile defense systems, although it is not clear if it has actually been delivered. And that’s an important distinction to make because the actual, physical delivery will trigger an American legal instrument that seeks to punish Russia by scaring off its military …

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Syrian musician Omar Souleyman detained for terrorism in Turkey | Turkey

Syrian musician Omar Souleyman, who has performed at festivals around the world, was reportedly arrested in Turkey on terrorism charges linked to his alleged membership of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The singer and DJ was arrested by agents who raided his home in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, his …

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What the rise of Panturcism means for India

India is familiar with the transnational politics of Asianism, Islamism and communist internationalism. Independent India has been at the forefront of building a vast movement of developing countries – or the “Global South” – against the wealthy “Global North”. The ambitious reach of these movements always exceeded their reach. Internationalism …

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No to the sale of new F-16 fighter jets in Turkey

Former Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo has expressed his clear disagreement with a possible sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. Speaking to ERT correspondent in the United States, Lena Argyri, the former minister noted that such a compromise should not even be considered as it would constitute a violation …

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Greek Prime Minister worried about West’s stance on Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of their meeting at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece on Friday, October 29, 2021. Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on a two-day visit to the affected country by the financial crisis marked much of his tenure …

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Erdogan lifts threat to expel Western ambassadors

Posted on Monday, October 25, 2021 | 11:08 Updated 2 hours and 2 minutes ago ISTANBUL (AP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan withdrew on Monday evening from a threat to expel ambassadors from 10 Western countries for their support for a jailed activist, defusing a potential diplomatic crisis. “We …

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Turkish Defense Minister warns of alliances that harm NATO

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar attends a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers at Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 13, 2020. REUTERS / François Lenoir ISTANBUL, October 23 (Reuters) – Turkey’s NATO defense minister has said that forming alliances outside of NATO will hurt the organization, according to comments released …

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Afghan Taliban delegation to Turkey for high-level talks

Cavusoglu, speaking after the meeting in the Turkish capital, said they discussed flights from Kabul airport after the Taliban asked Ankara for help on the matter. He also said that Turkey had made suggestions regarding a more inclusive Afghan government as well as the education of girls under the Taliban. …

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Angela Merkel’s farewell speech to Israel

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke during a meeting with researchers from the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) before leaving the country at the end of his farewell visit to Israel. As it concerns Iran, she said: “I don’t think we have different views on the nuclear deal after …

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Azerbaijani-Iranian war will lead to regional conflagration

Iran is stepping up its military rhetoric against Azerbaijan as Tehran stages its largest military exercises in three decades on its border with Azerbaijan. Meanwhile, patriotism in Azerbaijan, already high after its recent victory in the Second Karabakh War, is mobilizing to counter the Iranian threat. A military conflict between …

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The petulant Macron pushes NATO to the breaking point

The NATO alliance has never known the easiest relations with the French, from the Gaullist insistence on withdrawing from the organization’s integrated command structure in the 1960s to the more recent decision of the ‘Élysée to abandon NATO’s combat mission in Afghanistan at the height of the insurgency in 2012. …

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Turkey works with Iran to secure borders: Kalin

“We are doing everything to secure our border, are working with Iranian border security, have built a wall, electronic surveillance systems, installed cameras, built observation posts. Now the international community, the United States, the UN, must act. We cannot welcome more people, “Kalın said in an interview with German magazine …

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Turkey, a powerful NATO ally, fulfills its obligations: FM

AYDIN Turkey’s Foreign Minister declared on October 2 that Ankara was a strong NATO ally and fulfilled its obligations. class = “cf”> Speaking at an event in the Aegean province of Aydın, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reiterated Turkey’s position in the 30-nation military alliance. He criticized NATO that although Turkey fulfills all …

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US urges Turkey not to buy more Russian weapons

Published on: 10/01/2021 – 19:14 Washington (AFP) The United States on Friday warned Turkey of additional risks to bilateral relations if it purchases more weapons from Russia, after US countermeasures on its purchase of the S-400 air defense system. The statement came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his …

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Afghanistan expects Turkey to support Afghan people, Taliban say

Afghanistan expects Turkey to provide aid and support to the Afghan people, the second deputy prime minister in the Taliban-led interim government Abdul Salam Hanafi said on Tuesday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA) about the latest developments in his country, Hanafi assessed the relations between Afghanistan and Turkey. “Afghanistan and …

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Can “trade and not war” become a new reality in the Caucasus?

On September 27, 2020, the standoff over Nagorno-Karabakh turned into a military conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. For a long time, relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan were strained in this territory recognized internationally as part of Azerbaijan but occupied by the Armenians since 1994. This “second Karabakh war” lasted 44 …

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