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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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Turkey could buy more Russian missiles despite US warnings

Turkish president said he would consider buying a second Russian missile system over strong US objections ThroughThe Associated Press September 26, 2021, 07:07 AM • 2 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article ISTANBUL – The Turkish president has said he will consider purchasing a second Russian …

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Ukraine strengthens its partnership with powerful actors

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba underlined the importance of the bilateral talks conducted by President Volodymyr Zelensky in New York with the British and Turkish leaders, as well as with the President of the European Commission and the Secretary General of NATO . He wrote this in his blog for …

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Taliban maneuvers for the recognition of the United Nations

Turkey supports Taliban at UN while promoting religious genocide 23/09/2021 Washington DC (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 20, 2021, the Taliban appointed a United Nations (UN) ambassador, Suhail Shaheen, to represent Afghanistan. Shaheen is the Doha-based spokesperson for the Taliban, and his …

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German Chancellor vows to strengthen ties with Turkey

German conservative chancellor candidate Armin Laschet has vowed to improve relations with Turkey if his party wins parliamentary elections on Sunday. “I know how important Turkey is to us, as a member of NATO, as a country closely linked to Europe, with many [areas of] cooperation, ”Laschet said Monday in …

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Macron faces the United States, a big bet even for a risk taker

In response, France wants “European strategic autonomy” and “European sovereignty”, Mr. Macron’s favorite phrases, to become a reality. The case for a united Europe to chart its own course – after the underwater fiasco, after the Afghan chaos, after President Donald J. Trump’s contempt for Europe, after Brexit and in …

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High yields prompt wary investors to reverse Turkish debt

Newsletter: Europe Express Your essential guide to what matters in Europe today. Delivered every day of the week. Foreign investors have started tiptoeing back into the Turkish debt market after severe turmoil at the start of the year, but many remain deeply skeptical about the prospects for one of the …

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Letters to the Editor | The Economist

September 11, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. Letters are welcome by e-mail at [email protected] Turkey and the EU Turkey’s accession to the European Union is not a fiction (Charlemagne, August 28). Instead, it’s …

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Turkey’s new course: more democracy, more diplomacy

During the last difficult decade, Turkey has had to expand its regional influence through its hard power. After overcoming a series of challenges on the international stage, the Turkish government wishes to perpetuate Turkey’s regional influence and support regional peace and stability through soft power. A new era Announced by …

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Azerbaijani soldiers complete exercises in Georgia

August 6, 2021 4:26 p.m. (UTC + 04:00) 249 By Vugar Khalilov The exercises with the participation of Azerbaijani soldiers ended in neighboring Georgia, local media reported on August 6. The “Agile Spirit – 2021” exercises which began in Georgia on July 26th involved around 2,500 troops from fifteen NATO …

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Influx of Afghan refugees stirs tensions in Turkey

An increase in irregular migration from Afghanistan as part of the withdrawal of NATO forces from the country has rekindled the already strong anti-refugee sentiment across Turkey, catching Ankara off guard as it still lacks a mechanism. comprehensive and integrated border security system. While NATO and the United States have …

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Afghan turmoil intensifies as US withdrawal hits 95%

NEW YORK – It was a grueling weekend for Zalmay Khalilzad. The 70-year-old leading man in the Biden administration for the stabilization of Afghanistan after the US withdrawal had seen his efforts of several months almost bear fruit. The peace process between the Taliban and the Afghan government was back …

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find a new boss – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article NATO allies are scouring their ranks in search of a successor to Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Stoltenberg, a former prime minister of Norway, has held the highest civilian post since October 2014. The Allies extended his contract until September 2022, leaving just over …

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Satellite photos show China is on a new war path

In 1962, a spy from the former USSR provided British intelligence services with information that the Soviet Union was placing nuclear missiles in Cuba. This information included photographs of the planned facilities. Britain passed this information on to the United States, which used U-2 spy planes to search for evidence …

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Turkey’s support for Afghanistan continues, says FM Çavuşoğlu

Turkey’s support for friend and brother Afghanistan will continue, Foreign Minister Mevlüt ÇavuÅŸoÄŸlu said on Thursday. ÇavuÅŸoÄŸlu met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent. ÇavuÅŸoÄŸlu said he discussed efforts for a lasting peace in Afghanistan. Turkey’s top diplomat also …

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NATO vs Russia: dangerous games

NATO vs Russia: dangerous games

It appears that it is becoming apparent that the Black Sea has recently become more and more a site of conflict with NATO as well as Russia. Another evidence of this is Sea Breeze, a recently concluded 2021, a large-scale military exercise in the region which Ukraine has hosted, says …

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