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Erdogan Defends Turkey’s Military Expansion into Fifth Country: Qatar

Turkey’s president on Thursday defended his country’s military presence in Qatar, claiming it serves as a regional source of “stability and peace.” “No one except for those making plans of chaos should be disturbed by Turkey and the Turkish military presence in the Gulf,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in an interview published by…

EU turns itself into pretzel over Belarus & Turkey sanctions. Blames failure on Cyprus

Via Cyprus Mail (https://cyprus-mail.com/2020/09/23/christodoulides-cyprus-did-not-veto-eu-sanctions-on-belarus/)… Nicosia did not decide to veto an EU decision to impose sanctions against Belarus unless the bloc also took action against Turkey, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides said on Wednesday. Cyprus did, however, insist that the agreement at foreign ministers’ level on the discussion of both issues be implemented, he said. Numerous…

Greece & US hold military exercise. East Med tensions show signs of de-escalation

in Latest, Video by Alex Christoforou September 16, 2020 50 Views 1 Comment *****News Topic 26***** Greece and US hold military exercise near Turkish border https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/greece-and-us-hold-military-exercise-near-turkish-border/ 5 1 vote Article Rating Help us grow. Support The Duran on Patreon! Report The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author…

Eastern Mediterranean: distinct borders are needed

Submitted by Marco Maier… The conflict over maritime borders is escalating, not only in the South China Sea. The fuse is also burning in the eastern Mediterranean. There are international rules, such as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which has now been ratified by 60 countries. This convention is…

Risk of war facing Turkey and Greece

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator… Centuries ago, the Eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea was the center of the world. Today, we are facing a new dispute which could erupt into a regional war in those historical waters, as Turkey and Greece face off in a dispute over borders, gas fields, national pride and…

U.S. control of Alexandroupolis Port will not help to protect Greece from Turkey

Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst   The Greek Private Asset Utilization Fund (HRADF) will sell a 67% stake of Alexandroupolis Port in northern Greece near the border with Turkey and Bulgaria. Two American companies are believed to be interested in the deal. Selling a port of strategic importance to U.S. companies, coupled with the availability of the…

Erdogan commits ‘crime against humanity’ in Hasaka, Syria by cutting off water to one...

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Turkish President Erdogan has sought to create an image for himself as the champion of religion. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) also tried to claim they were following a religion, yet both to used water as a weapon of war. Water in Islam Turkey is almost…

While a Russian-Turkish patrol was passing.. a guided missile targeted a Turkish military vehicle...

Khaled Iskef، Syrian Journalist… Unidentified gunmen targeted a Turkish military vehicle while it was participating in the joint Russian-Turkish military patrol Monday morning in Idlib countryside on (Aleppo-Latakia) highway. Private field sources reported that the Turkish vehicle was hit by an “R.P.G” shell shortly after it left “Tarnaba” village in Idlib countryside, damaging it completely…

Berlin’s appeasement to Turkish aggression linked to Germany’s plans to become the biggest energy...

Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… At a time when the European Union was extremely quick to mobilize and condemn Alexander Lukashenko’s presidential re-election and is preparing a sanctions package against Belarus, disinterest and appeasement towards Turkish aggression against member states Greece and Cyprus continues unabated. Many are questioning why the EU was so easily able…

Turkey Hit By Bank Runs, Currency Panic As Locals Sell Their Cars And Houses...

It has been an miserable five years for Turkish citizens who have seen their purchasing power slashed by more than half, and it's only getting worse. The Turkish lira has cratered against the dollar and most developed currencies, plunging from 3 TRY per dollar, to a record low 7.37 last week after a brief and…
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