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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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Sweden will need to find much goodwill to win over Turkiye

Sweden and Finland’s accession to NATO was perceived at the outset as a single package, but they may now follow different paths.

February 05, 2023

Tension is rising between Turkiye and Greece

Both Turkiye and Greece are on the threshold of important elections and are therefore using a sharpened discourse against each other.

January 29, 2023

Cavusoglu and Blinken agree to disagree on several issues

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Jan. 18 paid a visit to Washington. Everything that had to be said on bilateral relations had already been made public beforehand by the mouthpieces of both sides, so the talks unfolded as expected.

January 22, 2023

What is behind the rift between Azerbaijan and France?

Relations between Azerbaijan and France, never cordial, have now become almost hostile.

December 25, 2022