On many occasions and during Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s visit to Turkey last month, President Erdoğan has indicated Turkey’s willingness to repair ties with Egypt and the Gulf states.
ver since the Greek Cypriot Administration (GCA) signed an agreement with Egypt in 2003 on the delimitation of an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Eastern Mediterranean and declared concession areas for the purpose of oil and gas exploration in 2007, a high tension has grown over the possible maritime boundaries and related activities.
Dozens of Palestinians at a popular café on the other side of the street were listening to the late Egyptian legend Umm Kulthum and drinking Arabic coffee, and the Israeli soldiers thought this was the best time to be entertained by humiliating my father in front of onlookers.
It is true that since the reception of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in France in December 2020 and his decoration as “Grand Officier de la Légion d’honneur,” President Macron has not seemed to attach much importance to democracy in the Middle East.
Read: Turkey and Greece: Exploratory Talks under the Shadow of Third PartiesIn February 2021, the Philia Forum brought Gulf states such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain together to integrate into the pre-established Greek-Egypt-Cyprus cooperation.
Following the normalization of relations with Abu Dhabi and Oktay's meeting with Al Qasabi, Turkey's President Erdoğan reiterated in an interview with TRT, the Turkish state broadcaster, that Ankara intends to enhance its ties with Saudi Arabia and Egypt.