The EU must take a stand against Turkey’s aggression

By |julij 9th, 2020|Cyprus, Emmanuel Macron, exclusive economic zone, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

It is encouraging that the German government has finally taken a stand on Turkey’s aggressive foreign policy, writes Robert Ellis and argues that Thursday’s debate in the European Parliament on Turkey’s negative role in the Eastern Mediterranean and Monday’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting will indicate which way the wind blows.

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US to start Cyprus military training, defying Turkey

By |julij 9th, 2020|Cyprus, News, Turkey, United States|

The US said Wednesday (8 July) it plans to conduct military training with Cyprus for the first time, defying NATO ally Turkey, which warned of destabilization.

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German government criticises Turkey’s Syria invasion

By |julij 6th, 2020|Ankara, Die Linke, Germany, Kurds, News, Northern Syria, Operation Peace Spring, Turkey|

The Turkish invasion into the Kurdish region lacked "legitimacy under international law". Berlin's development ministry wants to help in northern Syria because of COVID-19. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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Turkish envoy says France suspending role in NATO naval mission

By |julij 1st, 2020|France, Libya, Nato, News, Turkey|

Turkey's ambassador to France on Wednesday (1 July) said that Paris had informed NATO it was suspending its involvement in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after a probe into an incident between French and Turkish warships did not back Paris' cla...

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International donors pledge $7.7 billion in aid to Syria

By |julij 1st, 2020|humanitarian aid, Iran, janez Lenarcic, Josep Borrell, News, Russia, Syria, Syrian Civil War, Turkey, United Nations, United States|

International donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid to face the ongoing humanitarian crisis at a Syrian aid summit co-hosted by the EU and the United Nations on Tuesday (30 June).

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Turkey, Austria trade barbs over Kurdish-Turkish clashes in Vienna

By |junij 30th, 2020|Austria, Kurds, News, Turkey|

Austria and Turkey accused each other on Monday (29 June) of responding inappropriately to clashes between Kurdish and Turkish protesters in Vienna last week, further straining relations.

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EU’s Borrell says Turkish gas drills off Cyprus ‘must stop’

By |junij 26th, 2020|Cyprus, News, Turkey|

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Thursday (25 June) that "illegal" Turkish drilling for gas off the divided island of Cyprus "must stop", as he met Cypriot officials in Nicosia.

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Egypt has a legitimate right to intervene in Libya, Sisi says

By |junij 22nd, 2020|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt, Khalifa Haftar, News, Turkey|

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday (20 June) said his country has a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to be ready to carry out any mission outside the country, if necessary.

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NATO opens probe into France-Turkey naval incident in Mediterranean

By |junij 18th, 2020|France, Jens Stoltenberg, Libya crisis, Nato, News, Turkey|

NATO is investigating an incident in the Eastern Mediterranean in which France says Turkish frigates were "extremely aggressive" towards a French navy vessel participating in a NATO mission in the Mediterranean, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said ...

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Turkey accuses France of exacerbating Libya crisis

By |junij 17th, 2020|Egypt, Fayez al-Sarraj, France, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, Nato, News, Russia, Syria, Turkey|

Turkey angrily accused France on Tuesday (16 June) of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating UN and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).

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