NATO Summit 2019 – Day #1

By |december 4th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson, China, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, NATO summit, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Turkey|

EURACTIV gives you an insight into the big talking points at this year’s NATO Leader’s meeting in London. In case you missed it, here’s Day 1 in a nutshell. Trump hits out at Macron, Macron hits out at Trump. As...

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Poland hopes to sway Turkish threat to NATO’s Eastern defence plans

By |december 3rd, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, EU-NATO, NATO summit, News, security and defence cooperation, Turkey|

Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday (3 December) he expects a solution during the two-day NATO gathering in London after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to reject military plans for Poland and the Baltic States.

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Spooked by internal feuds, NATO summit threatens to go down in disarray

By |december 2nd, 2019|Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, France, NATO summit, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, United States|

NATO leaders descend on London this week to mark the Alliance's seventy years of existence and attempt to mend the widening cracks in the Western military pact. But as the celebration could easily turn into a family feud, here are a couple of issues to...

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Turkey and Azerbaijan mark completion of TANAP pipeline to take gas to Europe

By |december 2nd, 2019|Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Southern gas corridor, TANAP, TAP, Turkey, Turkish Stream|

Turkey and Azerbaijan formally marked the completion of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) on Saturday (30 November), a milestone in a major project to help reduce Europe’s dependence on Russian gas.

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Greece: Turkey needs to end ‘blackmail’ for migrant aid

By |november 21st, 2019|Greece, migration crisis, News, Turkey|

Greece's migration minister said that Turkey needs to stop "blackmail" if it wants more EU aid, saying its loaded language had prompted a spike in movement toward Greek shores.

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Russia balks at Turkish idea of new Syrian military operation

By |november 20th, 2019|Kurds, Mevlut Cavusoglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syria war, Turkey, YPG|

Russia said on Tuesday (19 November) it was bewildered by a Turkish pledge to conduct a new military operation in northern Syria if the area was not cleared of people Ankara calls terrorists, warning that any such move would damage efforts to stabilise...

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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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Russia’s EU ambassador: The fall of the Berlin Wall was ‘a victory of common sense’

By |november 18th, 2019|Brexit, China, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, EU enlargement, Eurasian Union, gas crisis, gazprom, Gordon Sondland, Greece, Hungary, impeachment, INF Treaty, MH17, Naftogaz, Nato, News, Normandy format, North Macedonia, nuclear arms, nuclear non-proliferation, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, S-300, Turkey, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

In a wide-ranging interview, Russia’s Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov spoke about gas transit talks with Ukraine, NATO and EU enlargement, nuclear arms control, Russia’s sales of the S-400 anti-aircraft system, the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and Brexit.

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Despite ‘wonderful’ meeting, Trump and Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts

By |november 14th, 2019|Donald Trump, F-35, Islamic State, Kurds, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, S-400, Syrian war, Turkey, YPG|

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (13 November)  pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defence system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful.”

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EU slams Turkey over re-arrest of journalist

By |november 14th, 2019|Fetullah Gulen, human rights abuses, News, press freedom, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

The European Union on Wednesday (13 November) criticised Turkey over the re-arrest of the journalist and novelist Ahmet Altan, saying the move damaged the credibility of the judiciary.

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