Erdogan vows to keep border open, compares Greece’s response to the Nazi

By |marec 11th, 2020|EU-Turkey deal, Greece, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday (11 March) he would keep Turkey's border open for refugees until the EU had met all his demands, while comparing Greece's response to the crisis to the Nazis.

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Fact check: Is this a refugee crisis?

By |marec 3rd, 2020|Bulgaria, Greece, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey|

For many, the dramatic events at the Greek-Turkish border resemble the 2015 refugee crisis, when more than a million refugees, mostly from Syria, crossed into Europe across the Mediterranean or overland. But is this really so? EURACTIV takes a closer...

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‘Millions’ of migrants will soon head to Europe: Erdogan

By |marec 2nd, 2020|EU-Turkey deal, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Syrian war, Turkey|

"Millions" of migrants and refugees will soon head towards Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan warned Monday (2 March), as he maintained pressure on Western countries over the Syrian conflict.

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Turkey says will not stop Syrian refugees reaching Europe after troops killed

By |februar 28th, 2020|Bashar al-Assad, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Kurds, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey, United States|

Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official said, as Ankara responded on Friday (28 February) to the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in an air strike by Syrian government forces in Syria's northwestern Idli...

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Syrian forces seize most of Aleppo province, on eve of Turkey-Russia talks

By |februar 17th, 2020|Bashar al-Assad, Donald Trump, Mevlut Cavusoglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey|

Syrian government forces made significant advances on Sunday (16 February) in the country’s northwestern Aleppo province, seizing most of the rebel-held region, state media said, a day before a new round of talks between Turkey and Russia on the escalation in the area.

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Turkey hits back after Syrian shells kill Turkish troops

By |februar 4th, 2020|Bashar al-Assad, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey|

Turkey said on Monday (2 February) its military hit dozens of Syrian government targets after eight Turkish military personnel were killed by shelling in Idlib in northwest Syria, where fighting threatens to test ties between Ankara and Moscow.

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Will Brexit see European division at the UN Security Council?

By |januar 27th, 2020|Boris Johnson, Brexit, China, Donald Trump, France, Iran nuclear deal, News, Russia, Syrian war, United Kingdom, United Nations Security Council, United States|

In a recent UN Security Council vote on extending cross-border aid to Syria, Britain aligned with the United States and abstained in a rare split with its European partners that could herald others to come after Brexit.

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US kills top Iranian commander Soleimani in air strike

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Bashar al-Assad, Donald Trump, Iran, Iraq, News, oil prices, Saudi Arabia, Syrian war|

The United States killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force and architect of Iran’s spreading military influence in the Middle East, in an air strike on Friday (3 December) at Baghdad airport, the Pentagon and Iran...

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Turkey mulls sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya

By |december 31st, 2019|Bashar al-Assad, Fayez al-Sarraj, Greece, Khalifa Haftar, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, Turkey|

Turkey is considering sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya as part of its planned military support for the embattled government in Tripoli, four senior Turkish sources said on Monday (30 December), with one adding that Ankara was leaning toward the ...

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Turkey says it will send most IS detainees to their home countries by year-end

By |november 20th, 2019|foreign fighters, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey, YPG|

Turkey will have repatriated most of its Islamic State detainees to their home countries by the end of the year, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said on Tuesday (19 November), a week after Turkish authorities began the repatriation programme.

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