When it comes to Syria, Pompeo appears to see it as an arena to confront Iran’s influence, yet similarly shows his concerns regarding the Russian support for the Assad regime either.
Meanwhile, despite having different motives, we have seen both Russia and the U.
Despite a UN Security Council cease-fire resolution, on March 3 the regime and its allies began a major ground operation -- backed by Russian air power -- aimed at decisively capturing Eastern Ghouta, an opposition-held suburb of Damascus.
Similarly, al-Raya and al-Arab dailies reported that Russia and the US’ reckless policies have forced Turkey to launch the operation and secure its own national security.
EU-Turkey relations, regional and international issues, including global foreign policy, security, fight against terrorism, the Middle East, Africa and Russia are expected to be discussed during the summit, the senior EU official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, said.
Thus, a German, Russian or Japanese city can be more Islamic than a Turkish, Iranian or Egyptian one.
With this agreement, Turkey made it clear that it does not intend to remain dependent on a single country in the field of defense, and that Ankara aims to diversify its security and foreign policies by procuring similar weapon systems from its European allies in addition to the S-400 air defense systems purchased from Russia.
Eventually Daesh was defeated and lost its strongholds on many fronts against Russia and Iran-backed regime forces, Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army and the U.
The extension of the operation may lead the Russian and Syrian regime to bring forward speculations regarding the use of Syrian air space.
Yildirim said Russia, the U.
The Kuwaiti daily Al-Rai headlined "Turkey launches Olive Branch against the Kurds of Afrin and ‘angry’ Russia .
” While the decision has been condemned on all fronts in Turkey, and has been questioned by the Russian and Iranian administrations, Turkish FM stated that different opinions among the Pentagon and Centcom as well as different institutions and ministries in the U.