Tag: Turkey

EU ministers criticize recent memorandum between #Libya and #Turkey on the #EasternMediterranean

EU ministers criticize recent memorandum between #Libya and #Turkey on the #EasternMediterranean

| December 9, 2019

Arriving at today’s (9 December) EU Foreign Affairs Council, Josep Borrell Fontelles, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission was asked about the recent memorandum between Turkey and Libya that would give access to a contested zone across the Mediterranean Sea. The memorandum of understanding on maritime […]

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MEPs call for sanctions against #Turkey over military operation in #Syria

MEPs call for sanctions against #Turkey over military operation in #Syria

| October 24, 2019

MEPs strongly condemned the unilateral Turkish military intervention in northeast Syria, urging Turkey to withdraw all of its forces from Syrian territory. In a resolution, adopted on Thursday by show of hands, MEPs warn that Turkey’s intervention in northeast Syria is a grave violation of international law, undermining the stability and security of the region […]

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EU diplomacy with #Turkey for the Kurdish crisis should seek #Bulgaria diplomatic channel 

EU diplomacy with #Turkey for the Kurdish crisis should seek #Bulgaria diplomatic channel 

| October 23, 2019

If the EU wants to be heard by Turkey in the current crisis with the Kurds in Syria, the EU will be smart to work through the diplomatic channel that the Bulgarian government and its Prime Minister Boyko Borissov have established with Turkish President Erdogan, writes Iveta Chernev. Last week, the Turkish President told the […]

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#Turkey – ‘This is not a ceasefire, it is a demand for capitulation’ Tusk 

#Turkey – ‘This is not a ceasefire, it is a demand for capitulation’ Tusk 

| October 19, 2019

President of the European Council Donald Tusk said he did not want to provoke new tensions between the EU and Turkey, but added that “the so-called ceasefire in North-East Syria is not what we expected, it is not a ceasefire it is a demand for capitulation on the part of the Kurds.”   He called for […]

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Renew Group calls for an EU-wide arms export ban to #Turkey

Renew Group calls for an EU-wide arms export ban to #Turkey

| October 14, 2019

The Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament has called on HR/VP Federica Mogherini to convey the EU-declaration of Wednesday 9 October 2019 to Turkish authorities and to lay the foundation for a strong and comprehensive EU response to the crisis in northeast Syria. In a letter sent to HR/VP Mogherini by Renew Europe Group […]

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#Turkey – EU calls on Turkey to cease the unilateral military action

#Turkey – EU calls on Turkey to cease the unilateral military action

| October 10, 2019

In light of the Turkish military operation in north-east Syria, the EU reaffirms that a sustainable solution to the Syrian conflict cannot be achieved militarily. The EU calls upon Turkey to cease the unilateral military action. Renewed armed hostilities in the north-east will further undermine the stability of the whole region, exacerbate civilian suffering and […]

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#Turkey – Biggest football club #Galatasaray announce launch of fan tokens

#Turkey – Biggest football club #Galatasaray announce launch of fan tokens

| September 18, 2019

Galatasaray is the biggest club in Turkey based on number of fans. These fan tokens will allow fans to vote in club-delegated polls, taking part in deciding on topics that the club will put up for fan vote.  Day by day Turkey is becoming more friendly with cryptocurrency. Turkey remains the first in the world […]

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