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#Greece says ‘illegal’ actions of #Turkey threaten #NATO cohesion

#Greece says ‘illegal’ actions of #Turkey threaten #NATO cohesion

| July 22, 2020

Greece’s foreign minister on Tuesday (21 July) said ‘illegal’ behaviour of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean was threatening the cohesion of NATO and Ankara’s relations with the European Union, writes Michele Kambas. Greece has long-running tensions with Turkey over a host of issues ranging from air and sea boundaries to ethnically-split Cyprus. Attempts by both […]

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#Turkey has nothing to fear from a second #Coronavirus spike

#Turkey has nothing to fear from a second #Coronavirus spike

| July 21, 2020

International news reports have recently emphasised the ‘unexpected’ success of Turkey’s COVID-19 response. But inside of Turkey, the efficacy of our approach comes as no surprise. I’ve not only spent the last 3 months on the front lines of Turkey’s health-care system, but the last 30 years. Take it from me, Turkey’s success in fighting […]

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#Turkey: Extension of EU humanitarian programmes supporting 1.7 million refugees receives green light

#Turkey: Extension of EU humanitarian programmes supporting 1.7 million refugees receives green light

| July 14, 2020

Following the Commission`s proposal on 3 June, the European Parliament has approved today a top-up of €485 million to support refugees in Turkey. The funding now cleared by both the Council and the European Parliament will allow the European Union to extend two flagship humanitarian programmes in Turkey until the end of 2021. These programmes […]

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High Representative/Vice President #JosepBorrell travels to #Turkey and #Malta

High Representative/Vice President #JosepBorrell travels to #Turkey and #Malta

| July 7, 2020

High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell (pictured) visited Turkey on 6 July and will be travelling to Malta today (7 July). In Ankara, Josep Borrell will hold talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Çavuşoğlu and with Minister of Defence Hulusi Akar to discuss the overall relations […]

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Turkey’s policy in #Libya threatens EU

Turkey’s policy in #Libya threatens EU

| June 28, 2020

The Turkish intervention into the Libyan conflict caused the negative effect for the region: the balance of power changed and the GNA liberated Tripoli from the LNA forces and recently started a big-scale offensive on Sirte city. On 6 June after negotiations with the Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, […]

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#Kazakhstan and #Turkey may resume flights in late June

#Kazakhstan and #Turkey may resume flights in late June

| May 25, 2020

Kazakh and Turkish airlines may resume passenger flights between the two countries in late June, Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development has said, if the novel coronavirus epidemic remains under control. Kazakh minister Beibut Atamkulov discussed the plans in a telephone call with his Turkish counterpart Adil Karaismailoglu, the ministry said in a statement […]

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Post-pandemic future to make world leaders leave stereotypes aside, bring better diplomacy #Coronavirus

Post-pandemic future to make world leaders leave stereotypes aside, bring better diplomacy #Coronavirus

| April 29, 2020

The COVID -19 pandemic has shaken the world economy and disrupted domestic and international agenda of most countries across the globe. Among centers of the pandemic is the Western and South Europe. The new deadly infection has hit badly Italy, Spain, France and the UK bringing already shrunk economies of these countries to a halt, […]

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