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The Strategic Approach of Turkey-Venezuela Relations

Caracas (ONT) – The arrival of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Venezuela means a new chapter in international relations in a world that reconfigures its maps of political, commercial and financial alliances. Turkey is willing to strengthen economic ties with the Venezuelan State and strongly assumes it in the Binational Business Forum in Caracas. The Turkish president confirmed […]

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Erdogan implies US has to choose between Turkey and YPG

Ankara (TM) – President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday implied that the US has to choose between Turkey and a Kurdish militia in Syria as “it is the end of the road.” “Today we’ll take very important decisions. They need to see that it’s the end of the road. This is a chance for those who claim to […]

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Khashoggi Effect: Erdogan Inverts the Paradigm, whilst Gulf & Allies Sink in Quagmire

Ankara (SCF) – It seems that the quartet (US, Israel, UAE and MbS himself, naturally), acting in the cause of ‘exonerating MbS’, think they have got their ‘coup’ with Trump’s “maybe he did, but maybe he didn’t”, exculpation. They are probably quite pleased with themselves. MbS may stay for now, and embarrass everyone at the […]

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Turkish Local Elections: Will Irreconcilable Differences End Erdogan’s Coalition?

Ankara (GPA) – Irreconcilable differences between the AKP and MHP have the potential to fracture Erdogan’s coalition in the upcoming Turkish local elections. With Turkish President Recep Erdogan unwilling to bend on some key issues, his legislative allies in the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) continue to defect. The latest evidence of this tension between the […]

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Trump Admin Exploiting Khashoggi Disappearance to Force Saudis to “Buy American”

Istanbul (MPN) – The response of the Trump administration and many U.S. politicians to Khashoggi’s disappearance is largely being guided by the military-industrial complex — in this case, Lockheed Martin — but masquerading as a response motivated by “human rights.” The disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi continues to strain […]

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Pastor Andrew Brunson’s Release Shows Turkey Still Needs US

Ankara (GPA) – The US pastor’s two-year detention is over, but what does Andrew Brunson’s release mean for the smoking crater that is the current state of Turkish-US relations? After just over two years, the American Pastor Andrew Brunson has finally been released from Turkish custody. Brunson was arrested shortly after the 2016 coup attempt against Turkish President […]

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Saudi Story Unravels as Turkey Applies Pressure over Journalist Khashoggi

Ankara (GPA) – The case of the missing journalist, Jamal Khashoggi has become an international blunder on the Saudi’s part, and may provide Turkey a chance to further assert themselves as a regional power. Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been missing since last Tuesday when he entered a Saudi consulate inside Turkey. While Saudi Arabia often gets away […]

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Staying with the West? Turkey and Germany Seek to Repair Relations

Berlin (GPA) – Despite some predictions that tensions between Ankara and Washington would cause Turkey to turn east for help, Erdogan’s visit to Germany tells another story. After a several-year-long fallout with Germany, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a recent visit to several cities in the European country in an attempt to repair relations. Historically, Turkey’s […]

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Hedging Bets in Syria, Turkey Attempts to Repair Relations with Israel

Ankara (GPA) – With the battle of Idlib causing tension between Turkey and Russia, it now seems Erdogan is looking to repair relations with Israel after multiple diplomatic spats in recent months. It seems some of Turkey’s maneuvers to move out of the western orbit are coming up short once again, as reports have begun circulating that the […]

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Putin and Erdogan Agree to Create Demilitarised Zone in Syria’s Idlib

Sochi (MEE) – Russia said on Monday there will be no new military operation against rebels in Idlib by Syrian government forces and their allies after president Vladimir Putin met with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two leaders, who back opposing sides in Syria’s seven-year war, came together in an ad hoc meeting in the Russian […]

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