urged Turkey to refrain from taking any action in Afrin, Syria, calling on the Ankara administration to remain focused on the fight against Daesh.
Turkish response The SDF – a group pioneered by the PKK/PYD – is inevitably one of the biggest national security threats to Turkey.
n Sunday 14 January, the PYD/PKK terrorist organization located in Syria targeted the residential area in Azaz with multiple rocket attacks from the Afrin district bordering Turkey.
n an opinion written for Newsweek, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu described the situation in Syria not only as the “worst humanitarian crisis since World War II” but as a conflict that “encouraged the emergence of a global terrorist threat.
Thus, for this reason, instead of deeming them as a hoax, Turkey should evaluate the possible advantages and risks of digital currencies through observing their usage, while enacting laws to protect individuals.
Within this framework, the German Foreign Minister claimed that the Syria summit between the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran in Sochi must be read as the “old empires rising,” adding that “the major powers gathered in Sochi are not friends, but they have plenty in common.
Despite the high-profile participation, the fact that the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain sent low-ranking representatives to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit held in Istanbul on 13 December, 2017, upon the call of President Erdogan, caused heated discussions in Turkey and the region.
Changing the future of migration Following the implementation of the EU-Turkey migration deal, which diminished a major part of the illegal sea arrivals in the so-called Eastern Mediterranean Route, Libya appeared to become the transit hub for clandestine migration.
General Assembly is the accomplishment of Palestine, Yemen and Turkey, who brought the issue to the agenda of the organization.
The most prominent challenge is the shift in the international security paradigm – especially the discussions surrounding NATO’s waning functionality, Europe’s attempt to establish its own army and the formation of trade-off alliances, such as the one between Turkey, Iran and Russia, which has resulted in new dynamics in world politics.
Following the wall being built on the Turkey-Syria border, foreigners have pursued two different routes when joining the YPG.
Turkish response Turkey has remained the most vocal against the US decision on Jerusalem.
Exactly one year after his arrest, the deputy general manager of Halkbank, Hakan Atilla, was arrested while travelling back to Turkey from the US and was put to prison within hours.