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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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Satellite photos show China is on a new war path

[ad_1] 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 …

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Libyan PM ignores Russia-Turkey deal on foreign fighters

[ad_1] NEW YORK, July 16 (Reuters) – Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdulhamid Dbeibah, said on Friday he was not aware of any agreement between Russia and Turkey on a withdrawal of their fighters foreigners, but that such a decision would be welcome. Speaking to Reuters …

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Turkey’s support for Afghanistan continues, says FM Çavuşoğlu

[ad_1] 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 …

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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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US hails Turkey’s “constructive role” in Afghan security

[ad_1] The United States expressed its appreciation on Monday for Turkey’s assistance in the rapid withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan ahead of the new August deadline. “We certainly welcome Turkey’s constructive role with regard to the withdrawal and the broader safety and security situation in Afghanistan,” State …

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Turkey urges Greece to avoid provocations, calls for common sense

[ad_1] ANKARA Defense Minister Hulusi Akar reiterated Turkey’s offer to resolve all existing issues with Greece through dialogue and diplomacy, urging his Greek counterpart to refrain from provocation and rhetoric. In an interview with state agency Anadolu, Akar criticized a recent statement by Greek Defense Minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, who accused …

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Afghanistan to support Turkish mission at Kabul airport

[ad_1] The Afghan government will support the mission that Turkey plans to undertake at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul after the complete withdrawal of US troops from the country, Afghan Ambassador to Turkey Amir Ramin said on Thursday. “Thank you to fraternal Turkey as our most loyal friend for …

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Bringing the EU and Turkey together

[ad_1] Since the migration crisis of 2015, cooperation in the field of migration has become an important pillar of EU-Turkey relations. At the same time, a number of high-profile conflicts in their neighborhood have fueled tensions between them. The 2016 migration agreement succeeded in curbing irregular migration and preventing humanitarian …

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Turkey’s tough choices after NATO and EU summits

[ad_1] Turkey’s tough choices after NATO and EU summits Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan holds a press conference during the NATO summit at Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 14, 2021. (REUTERS file) Turkey faces tough choices after two important summits that took place last month. The first was the NATO …

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What’s next for Turkey after the NATO World Summit?

[ad_1] As the Alliance unites to refocus on Russia and China, Turkey will face a choice over which countries it has been able to balance so far. After four years of occasional criticism of NATO under President Trump, President Biden took office fully supporting the alliance, declaring that NATO and …

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Shusha declaration cements Azerbaijani-Turkish alliance

[ad_1] Turkish President Erdogan (left) and Azerbaijani President Aliyev sign Shusha’s statement (Source: Trend News) On June 15, Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan paid an official visit to Karabakh to meet with his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, becoming the first foreign leader to visit the region after last year’s 44-day …

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Erdoğan-Biden’s talks with NATO were good, but now what?

[ad_1] It is true that there are still great expectations of a summit between the Turkish and American leaders. The presence of significant problems and uncertainties in relationships makes peaks defining moments for relationships. Diplomacy between the leaders of the two countries plays an essential role in bilateral relations and …

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Turkish court accepts revised indictment to ban pro-Kurdish party

[ad_1] ISTANBUL – Turkey’s second opposition party, the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), faces a threat of closure once again after the country’s Constitutional Court accepted an indictment aimed at banning hundreds of members from political office on terrorism grounds. The original version of the indictment was filed earlier this …

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A new page turned in Turkey – US relations: Erdoğan

[ad_1] “We turned a new leaf on Turkish-American relations at the NATO summit,” President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan said in a statement on Monday evening after the cabinet meeting, referring to the meeting between the Turkish and American delegations. and the chief-to-chief talks at the NATO summit that just ended. “Our …

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Turkish drones to boost Ukrainian military power, FM says

[ad_1] Turkish drones will boost Kiev’s military might, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said, praising drones and their deterrent capabilities. Speaking to reporters in the southern province of Antalya, Kuleba said: “Strategically, we want to do two things: we want Turkish drones to be equipped with Ukrainian engines and we …

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NATO seeks base to train Afghan forces in Qatar

[ad_1] NATO-led officials are asking Qatar for permission to use a military base to train Afghan special forces after the US and NATO withdraw from Afghanistan, Reuters reported. “We are in talks to reserve a base in Qatar to create an exclusive training ground for senior members of the Afghan …

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Visit of President Erdoğan to Belgium and Azerbaijan

[ad_1] President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan will travel to Brussels on June 13-14, 2021 to attend the NATO Heads of State and Government Summit to be held on June 14, 2021. The fundamental elements of the NATO 2030 process, launched for the adaptation of the NATO Alliance over the next decade, …

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US Navy warship crosses Bosphorus and enters Black Sea

[ad_1] ISTANBUL – Agence France-Presse On June 11, a US Navy destroyer crossed the Bosporus and entered the Black Sea, Turkish news agency Anadolu reported, as tensions simmering around Ukraine. The USS Laboon crossing was reported as US President Joe Biden met with Western leaders at the G7 summit in …

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NATO summit seeks to get serious with Biden

[ad_1] US President Joe Biden delivers remarks during a visit to Tidewater Community College in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, May 3, 2021. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst NATO leaders will reassure US President Joe Biden on Monday that after four years of denigration by his predecessor Donald Trump, the alliance can …

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Biden to defend democracy on first overseas trip – world

[ad_1] Sebastian Smith (AFP) Washington, United States ● Tue, June 8, 2021 2021-06-08 9:45 a.m. 0 c78papa32e3af0945bdb46490a806107f 2 World Joe-Biden, Russia, United States, foreign-affairs, foreign-policy, democracy, Vladimir-Putin Release Joe Biden will lead what he calls a “definitive” battle for democracy on his first presidential trip abroad, meeting key US allies …

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Greek and Turkish leaders will meet alone

[ad_1] The meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on June 14, on the sidelines of the NATO summit, will be intimate, with at most one senior official on each side, according to Kathimerini. According to officials involved in the preparation of the meeting, …

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US watches Greece, Turkey seek to break deadlock

[ad_1] The Erdogan-Mitsotakis meeting at the next NATO summit is crucial for both countries. US and EU support will only increase security in the Eastern Mediterranean. Since Greece gained independence in 1821, Turkish-Greek relations have been dominated by crises and wars, with the exception of short-lived periods of reconciliation. The …

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Turkey feels the great Washington freeze

[ad_1] Turkey feels the great Washington freeze Frank Kendall III addresses the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington. (File / Getty Images) There are several stages in Ankara’s understanding of the United States’ shift in attitude towards Turkey. During the days of former US President Donald Trump, Turkey hoped that …

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Risks, opportunities in visiting Turkish FM

[ad_1] Greece believes that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s visit carries both risks and opportunities and could pave the way for the meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the summit. NATO on June 14 in Brussels. According to analysts, discussions between Greek Foreign …

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Turkey: a state sponsor of terrorism?

[ad_1] Turkey functions as a sponsor state of terrorism (SST), fueling Islamist extremism nationally and deploying jihadist mercenaries in Syria, Libya and Nagorno-Karabakh. Turkey’s list as an OSH should not be taken lightly. The SST designation requires mandatory sanctions on the part of the United States, which would profoundly harm …

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Turkish and US officials to hold political talks in Ankara

[ad_1] Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal is due to meet his American counterpart in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, according to an official statement on Wednesday. Önal and US Assistant Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will hold political consultations, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Sherman’s visit …

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Lithuanian, Turkish Presidents and US Secretary of State congratulate Georgia on Independence Day

[ad_1] Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken congratulated Georgia on Independence Day. Nauseda tweeted that “Lithuania supports your aspiration to build a democratic, prosperous and secure European state!” Congratulations @Zourabichvili_S and the Georgian people on Independence Day.Lithuania supports your aspiration …

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Right-wing gangster Sedat Peker accusations rock Turkish government

[ad_1] In recent weeks, far-right gangster Sedat Peker has released videos making detailed allegations of links between the Mafia and the Turkish political establishment. He shakes up the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government of President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan, already discredited by his political criminal record in the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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Senior US diplomat reaffirms importance of Turkish-US relations

[ad_1] WASHINGTON The senior American diplomat stressed on Saturday the importance of Turkish-American relations. “Continuing cooperation with our NATO ally Turkey on common priorities is of the utmost importance,” Antony Blinken wrote on Twitter after having a phone call with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. He reiterated US support for …

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