Search: Turkey,Syria (68 materials)

 

Hidden Traces in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Сonflict

... consensus in Libya, with foreign media having reported headlines addressing the new "front" between Moscow and Ankara in this context. Paris believes that the missile attack (in the first months of 2018) launched by the U.S., Britain and France in Syria created a rift between Russia and Turkey, who have different views on some issues, especially in Syria. French President Emmanuel Macron said this in a televised interview. It is no secret that the Western attacks in Syria at that time sought, among other things, to cause a rift in relations ...

12.10.2020

Recep Erdogan in a Russian Minefield

... many of which have no interest in the on-off interaction between Russia and Turkey turning into a strategic partnership. The fragility of this interaction was laid bare for all to see five years ago following the downing of the Russian Su-24 on the TurkeySyria border. For a moment, it looked like Russia and Turkey were about to go to war, and it was roughly six months before the sides were more or less on the same page again. A similar situation arose on the ground in Syria early this year, when Ankara ...

02.10.2020

Russia and Syria: Nuances in Allied Relations

... international community and Syrians of various political persuasions. Numerous scenarios, largely pessimistic, are being developed – as far as the “Balkanization” of Syria or even a clash between the United States and Russia or between Russia and Turkey on Syrian soil. There is thus only one thing we can say: if compromise solutions are found, the settlement of the Syrian conflict could serve as a precedent for the global community and a key to undoing other conflict knots. Alternatively, if the right conclusions ...

16.09.2020

How US “Caesar Act” Will Affect the Situation in Syria and Moscow’s Policy

... of which in recent years have gone the extra mile towards Damascus. Thus, the UAE, having restored its official contacts with Syria, resumed the work of its embassy in Damascus, develop cooperation at the level of intelligence services, and outlined business ... ... sanctions. For the UAE, Damascus is important for several reasons, the most important of which is the regional confrontation with Turkey. An arc of instability across the Mediterranean, in which Turkey and the UAE stand on opposite sides of the barricade, ...

05.08.2020

Will Erdogan's Adventures Hurt Russian Soft Power?

... by the Lausanne Treaty, “deserves” to regain its former (Ottoman) possessions. Thus, he has named as legitimate targets vast areas of present-day Syria, Iraq, Greece, its Aegean Islands, and Cyprus. Erdogan's self-declared ambitions help us call Turkey's military interventions - in Northern Syria, Northern Iraq, Libya, and the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus - by their proper name: expansionism contrary to International Law. Nevertheless, Ankara presents itself and its policies as “in accordance with International Law....

24.07.2020

Tensions between Russia and Turkey in Syria; effort for peace or Total War

... such as Iraq, Libya and Yemen, is to transform it into two countries. For this reason, Idlib finds a strategic position, and Turkey refuses to back down and hand over control to Syria. However, Turkey believes that if it cannot control its borders with Syria, Turkey will not allow Iran and Russia, thousands of kilometers from Idlib, to control it with the support of the Syrian government. Ankara, of course, is trying to reduce the impact of Syrian and Russian air strikes through military and diplomatic measures....

17.03.2020

The Greek Immigrant Crisis: Old Invasions, New Colours

... who have replaced them. Just as London and Vienna helped to keep the Ottomans on life support, so London and Washington are doing today. The big question is whether they will continue to support a coagulating but highly aggressive Turkey, whether in Syria (Turkey is to a considerable extent responsible for the Syrian civil war, along with the anti-Russian West) or elsewhere. If they do, and if the EU does not act incisively to help Greece, then the latter will be experiencing a dire future. And Russia will ...

04.03.2020

Idlib: An Uphill Battle for Turkey

... Erdogan has made up his mind to lock horns with Russia in Syria The killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in air raids in Syria's Idlib province is likely to prove a major blow for President Tayyip Erdogan, who has made up his mind to lock horns with Russia in Syria. Turkey has been pushed towards a frontline war with Northern Syria by its Western allies without knowing the consequences of this unending battle. Ruslan Mamedov: Troubled Partners: What Russia and Turkey are Dividing Up in Syria Four Turkish political ...

02.03.2020

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran “When I thought I had already reached the bottom, they knocked from below.” — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec This quote of the polish aphorist and poet of the 20 th century, Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, serves as a perfect epigraph to this in-depth ...

13.01.2020

Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

Report No. 41/2019 This report is the result of a collaborative study performed by the RIAC and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. SAM publishes academic journal “Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs” (Turkey), an English language journal on foreign affairs. The materials included in this report were initially published in a special issue of PERCEPTIONS . The ...

12.12.2019
 

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