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Yasar Yakis

Yasar Yakis is a former foreign minister of Turkey and founding member of the ruling AK Party.

Twitter: @yakis_yasar

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Turkey set to sink deeper into the Syrian imbroglio

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin last week struck an important deal on Idlib at a summit in Sochi. 

September 24, 2018

Time for Europe to reciprocate Turkey’s overtures

Turkey has given signals that it is again turning to its EU agenda, but it is unclear whether this is a momentary reaction to US President Donald Trump’s rebuffs. Ankara may simply have wished to demonstrate to Washington that it has other options.

September 03, 2018