” But now that the Taliban anticipates victory, it sees little or no advantage in forging close diplomatic ties with New Delhi, especially given neighboring Pakistan, China and Iran, along with Russia have each expressed a willingness to accept and normalize a future Taliban controlled Afghan government.
The Americans are not interested much in competing with France for influence in Tunisia, and have far more important issues such as Afghanistan, Iraq, China, Russia, and COVID-19.
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Moreover, Washington has sanctioned Turkey over its purchase of S-400 advanced Russian missile defense systems, which the U.
Although the two countries, along with China, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany which still stick to the deal, will obviously reach an agreement, the management of the negotiation process by Iran is less obvious.
The so-called Western Balkan states – all of them located in the central and southern parts of the Balkan Peninsula, not in the West – have always attracted the interest of the regional actors, Russia, Turkey, and the European Union.
On the Chinese side, the Belt and Road Initiative continues to advance, while strategic agreements are being signed with Russia, Pakistan, and Iran with the aim of positioning China at the heart of global supply chains for raw materials and shipping routes.
Ankara’s decisive military-diplomatic support for its strategic ally, including military training, consultancy, and military-technical support showcasing the might of Turkey-produced unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) made leading Russian conservative thinkers grudgingly admit Turkey’s growing role and increasing popularity in different theater, including, among others, the post-Soviet space.
he rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine after Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and the occupation of the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine in 2014, were eased in marathon peace negotiations that resulted in a new ceasefire in 2015.
Why did Biden add another thorny issue to the bilateral relations between Washington and Ankara, which are already at a low, at a time when he wants to contain Russia’s and China’s increasing influence? How will Washington’s unilateral actions against Turkey effect that policy? And, most importantly, should Turkey consider Biden’s statement as a serious affair? The horrific events that took place in 1915, during the last years of the Ottoman Empire, and how to identify them has been a problem between the U.
n 15th April 2021, the United States expelled 10 Russian diplomats over accusations of Russia meddling into the U.
” In 2002, President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed this position by calling for a “triangle” alliance between India and China, arguing that “by strengthening the defense of India and that of China, we strengthen Russian security,” and in 2015 Russia’s Maritime Doctrine identified “strengthening relations with India” as one of its six regional priorities in the Indian Ocean.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, visiting India last month, predictably raised the issue of India’s purchase of the Russian S-400 system with his interlocuters.
As a result, the Taliban retreated from the talks and visited countries like Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Pakistan, and even Russia while the delegation of the Afghan government was still in Qatar.
Energy supply and transit security The role of energy diplomacy in the foreign policy of China, Russia, and the United States towards the Middle East is becoming more prominent.
hile the fate of the current military escalation between Russia and Ukraine remains uncertain despite the incidents in the Donbass, diplomatic tensions are on the rise.