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UN Syria envoy meets Iran, Russia, Turkey diplomats

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday continued to meet diplomats from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva to discuss the process of moving forward to end the Syrian conflict with constitution-related discussions.

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U.S.-Turkey relations: from meltdown to low simmer

In a standard press announcement on September 4, the U.S. embassy to Turkey said former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey James Jeffrey held meeting in Turkey on September 4 in his new role as special representative for Syria engagement.

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Officials from Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in Geneva

In a new UN-led effort to move forward the process to end the Syrian conflict, senior officials from Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Geneva next week for constitution-related discussions, the UN special envoy on Syria said Tuesday.

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The roots of the Turkey-US rift are all in Syria

Turkey and the U.S. have had a long history of alliance, partnership and cooperation but the relations between the two NATO allies have come under increasing strain recently. If you ask when those tensions first started, the answer will be the summer of 2013, when the two countries couldn’t agree on how to deal with the growing violence in Turkey’s neighboring country Syria.

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Zarif in Damascus for the last arrangements before the upcoming Tehran summit

As the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey are expected to meet in Tehran on Friday to discuss the Syrian issue, diplomatic activities regarding the Arab country have considerably increased.

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Macron’s proposal fails to set positive agenda for Turkey-EU relations

French President Emmanuel Macron missed no opportunity to urge the European Union to create a “strategic partnership” with Turkey and Russia. As a matter of fact, he raised the issue twice in one week.

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US delegation headed to Middle East to discuss Syria and Iran

Ahead of an expected assault by the Syrian Army backed by Russia and Iran in Idlib, a US delegation will visit Jordan, Turkey and Israel to coordinate and reassure Syria’s neighbours.

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“Our neighbors, our priority” – Iranian foreign minister on a regional tour to strengthen neighborly ties

Faced with increasing US pressures after Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has been looking to the expansion of its regional partnerships as a way to preserve its national interests. Iranian foreign minister’s recent trip to Turkey and Pakistan should be seen in this context.

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Is the Turkish lira under a speculative attack?

In the last few years, assertions pertaining to Turkey’s deteriorating relations with the West have been repeated so often by pundits and so-called Turkey experts that it seems that a boutique sector on the issue has been formed.

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Turkey is selling a story about refugees, and the EU is buying it

Before the European Union and Turkey signed an agreement in 2016 to limit the number of Syrian refugees heading to Europe in return for aid to help those who had fled the war to Turkey, I was among a group of academics and activists who work on refugee issues in Turkey invited to Berlin to discuss the matter.

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Somalis launch ‘buy Turkish products’ campaign

Somalis who graduated from Turkish universities on Monday condemned the US sanctions on Turkey and urged their compatriots to help the Turkish nation go through their difficult times, Anadolu reports.

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The West must face reality in Turkey

ow that Turkey is at loggerheads with its erstwhile ally the United States, the country’s currency crisis has morphed into a political problem of the first order. The immediate issue is Turkey’s refusal to release the American pastor Andrew Brunson, who is being held on charges of terrorism, espionage and subversion for his alleged role in the failed July 2016 coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

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Will Turkey and the US find common ground?

Once again, Turkey-U.S. relations have plummeted to a new low; this time, it’s been triggered by a dispute over Ankara’s continued detention of American evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson, placed under house arrest after being jailed for 21 months.

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China sure of Turkey’s resilience

China said on Friday that it believes Turkey can overcome temporary economic difficulties and hopes parties involved will resolve differences using dialogue.

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Turkey’s resistance and the dissolution of the global liberal order

The ongoing diplomatic spat between the United States and Turkey, as well as the reactions of global financial circles during the rapid decline in the value of the Turkish lira carries important lessons in terms of the gradual dissolution of the international liberal order as we know it.

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White House condemns Turkey’s new tariffs on US imports

The White House has condemned the doubling of tariffs by Turkey on US cars, alcohol and tobacco imports, calling the move “a step in the wrong direction,” Reuters reports.

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