In April 2023, Lula da Silva, or simply Lula, Brazil’s president, visited China, welcomed Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s minister of foreign affairs, in Brasilia, and sent Celso Amorim, his closest foreign policy advisor, to meet Volodímir Zelenski.
Erdoğan aptly mediated many crises in the Balkans, brought together two warring countries, Russia and Ukraine, and saved the world from a food catastrophe by opening a grain corridor through a grain deal, which has just been extended yet again.
The EU’s short-term foreign policy expectations from Turkey are the following: Sweden's admission to NATO, and Turkey's abandoning a balanced position in the Ukraine War and taking a clear stance against Russia.
Khan’s tilt towards Russia and China, and the denial of air bases to the United States, which was looking to maintain a presence in the region after the withdrawal from Afghanistan, angered the Biden administration.
hile the long-term effects of climate change continue, the COVID-19 epidemic, which spread at the end of 2019 and continued for almost two years, and the Ukraine-Russia war that followed, have had significant negative effects on agriculture and food security.
Following Egypt's economic crisis and the situation after the food and energy crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine war, the country has adopted a strategy of re-establishing strong partnerships with its partners in the region.