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Nicosia nails Turkey for an embargo against Russia

Nicosia nails Turkey for an embargo against Russia Nicosia nails Turkey for an embargo against Russia

Nicosia blames its EU partners and Washington for Turkey’s actions aimed at undermining the embargo imposed against Russia. The Foreign Minister speaking to his partners during the last informal Council, spoke of a second case of Halk Bank. It was prompted by Turkey’s moves to secure exemptions on behalf of steel company MMK Metalurji, which […]

Turkey against NATO to delete tweet: We won in 1922 and that doesn’t change

Turkey against NATO to delete tweet: We won in 1922 and that doesn’t change Turkey against NATO to delete tweet: We won in 1922 and that doesn’t change

Ankara is speaking of an “unacceptable event”, on the occasion of the deletion of the tweet by NATO with “congratulations” to Turkey for its victory in the Greek-Turkish war of 1919-1922, which marked the Asia Minor Catastrophe, for which it had also issued Goodbye Athens. As SKAI’s correspondent from Istanbul reports, the Ministry of Defense […]

Turkey: MP of pro-Kurdish HDP arrested

Turkey: MP of pro-Kurdish HDP arrested Turkey: MP of pro-Kurdish HDP arrested

Turkish police arrested a pro-Kurdish member of parliament today after photos were published showing him with members of the PKK. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu announced that MP Semra Guzel of the Peoples’ Democracy Party (HDP) was arrested while traveling in northwestern Turkey in possession of “a fake passport”. Parliament lifted his immunity after pro-government media […]

FAZ: Will Erdogan lose the elections?

FAZ: Will Erdogan lose the elections? FAZ: Will Erdogan lose the elections?

Turkey is also in the pre-election phase. Within the next ten months, presidential and parliamentary elections must be held, but there are many controversial procedural and constitutional issues, as Rainer Herrmann, a columnist for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The risk for the Turkish president is that the AKP party may lose the absolute majority of 52.6%, […]

Erdoğan delusion: Greece is not important in NATO – NATO is not strong without Turkey

Erdoğan delusion: Greece is not important in NATO – NATO is not strong without Turkey Erdoğan delusion: Greece is not important in NATO – NATO is not strong without Turkey

Greece is not important in NATO, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, continuing the aggressive and inflammatory crescendo of recent days, taking back the baton from his partner and leader of the Gray Wolves, Devlet Bakhceli. “NATO is strong if Turkey is present; NATO is not strong without Turkey,” he told reporters after […]

K. Mitsotakis: We respond to Turkey’s rhetorical extremes with adherence to international law

K. Mitsotakis: We respond to Turkey’s rhetorical extremes with adherence to international law K. Mitsotakis: We respond to Turkey’s rhetorical extremes with adherence to international law

“We hope, we encourage the European Union to take bold initiatives – as we have discussed many times – because without a European response it is very difficult to tame this explosive rise in natural gas prices” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis emphasized during his meeting with the President of Republic of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis. “I […]

Akar: The Greeks should not get into trouble again

Akar: The Greeks should not get into trouble again Akar: The Greeks should not get into trouble again

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar returns to aggressive rhetoric, once again using unimaginable expressions and repeating accusations about the S-300 in Crete. Speaking at an Air Force ceremony marking the new year, Akar stressed that “always and everywhere, we have responded to Greece and we will continue to do so,” while pledging to continue supporting […]

Turkish media: Crete is a possible point of conflict – Scenarios for nuclear deployment

Turkish media: Crete is a possible point of conflict – Scenarios for nuclear deployment Turkish media: Crete is a possible point of conflict – Scenarios for nuclear deployment

CNN Turk talks about the installation of American nuclear weapons in Crete, while a Turkish analyst points to the island as a possible point of Greek-Turkish conflict, as it is located on the Turkish-Libyan memorandum. In particular, as reported by SKAI, a CNN Turk presenter addressing a Turkish military analyst said that “maybe these are […]

State Department: No risk of sanctions for S-300s in Crete

State Department: No risk of sanctions for S-300s in Crete State Department: No risk of sanctions for S-300s in Crete

There is no risk of sanctions for the S-300 anti-missile system located in Crete, the State Department clarified. In particular, in response to a question from Hellas Journal, a representative of the US Department of State clarified that the presence of the system in question in Greece does not fall within the framework of the […]

Turkey: Shots fired at the headquarters of the Turkish Football Federation

Turkey: Shots fired at the headquarters of the Turkish Football Federation Turkey: Shots fired at the headquarters of the Turkish Football Federation

The headquarters of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) near Istanbul was targeted by gunfire today (1/09), with no one injured, local media reported and an official confirmed. According to the private news agency DHA, seven bullets were fired from outside the building targeting the Federation president’s office as well as a conference room located on […]