EU warns Turkey off Mediterranean gas exploration plans

By |januar 20th, 2020|Cypriot conflict, exclusive economic zone, Gas, Mediterranean, News, North Cyprus, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

The European Union has urged Turkey to drop plans to drill for oil and gas around Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean, saying such exploration was "illegal".

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Dozens killed as Damascus presses Idlib offensive

By |januar 17th, 2020|News, Russia, Syria war, Turkey|

Dozens of fighters and civilians were killed in Syria's Idlib province as the government pressed a deadly offensive Thursday (16 January) towards a key town in the country's last rebel bastion.

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Libya peace talks in Moscow fall short of ceasefire deal

By |januar 14th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Fayez al-Sarraj, Giuseppe Conte, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, Mehmet Cavusoglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Libya’s warring leaders made some progress at indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday (13 January) but failed to agree on an open-ended ceasefire to end a nine-month war over the capital Tripoli.

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Germany warns of ‘second Syria’ as EU hosts Libya PM

By |januar 9th, 2020|Heiko Maas, Lybia, News, Turkey|

EU leaders met the head of Libya's UN-recognised government Wednesday (8 January) as they scramble to contain the escalating crisis there, with Germany warning the country could deteriorate into a "second Syria".

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Turkey, Russia launch Turkish Stream pipeline carrying gas to Europe

By |januar 9th, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, gazprom, Hungary, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Turkish Stream, Vladimir Putin|

The presidents of Turkey and Russia on Wednesday (8 January) formally launched the Turkish Stream pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey, part of Moscow’s efforts to reduce shipments via Ukraine.

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‘Geopolitical’ Europe could struggle to take shape in troublesome 2020

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Charles Michel, China, Eastern Partnership, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement, EU foreign policy, EU-Africa relations, future eu, Iran nuclear deal, Iraq, Josep Borrell, Middle East, News, Russia, Turkey, United States, Ursula von der Leyen, Western Balkans|

Among the many foreign policy challenges facing the EU in 2020, the main theme will be how to assert itself on the world stage against China, the US and Russia, while upholding multilateralism and at least a semblance of global order.

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EU welcomes EastMed deal, but highlights further cost-benefit analysis

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Cyprus, EastMed pipeline, Greece, News, Turkey|

The European Commission has said the EastMed natural gas pipeline deal signed by Cyprus, Greece and Israel yesterday (2 January) is a “welcome development” but insisted on exploring further the cost-benefits of the different options.

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Before Libya, Turkey’s main military operations abroad

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Libya, News, Turkey|

After Turkey's parliament passed a bill on Thursday (2 January) approving a deployment of armed forces to Libya, here is a look back at some of the other Turkish military operations abroad.

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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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Turkish parliament readying bill to allow sending troops to Libya

By |december 25th, 2019|Fayez al-Sarraj, Greece, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, News, offshore gas, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Turkey|

Turkey may need to draft a bill to allow for troop deployment to Libya and its parliament is working on the issue, Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Tuesday (24 Decembrer), after Ankara signed a military cooperation agreement with Tripoli la...

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