Recep Erdogan’s letter to Vladimir Putin opens up new opportunities in relations between the two countries. Although the apology itself can be interpreted differently (it is addressed to the families of the deceased pilots and in Turkish, sounds somewhat like “Alright, guys, we made a mistake, no hard feelings, OK?”), there is no doubt that the President of Turkey intended his letter to be taken as an apology. Judging by the reaction from the Kremlin, and given the fact that the...
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The Party after Justice and Development The June 7 parliamentary elections in Turkey were a truly historic occasion, putting an end to speculation about whether President Recep Erdoğan would be able to gain absolute leadership over the country by amending the constitution. Alas, he could not and Turkey will remain a parliamentary republic for the foreseeable future. The conservative Turkish population made it clear that ...
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