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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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The Syrian wind is turning against Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a one-day visit to Moscow last week to talk to Vladimir Putin. Five days before the visit, the Turkish and Russian presidents had a telephone conversation, but apparently they needed a more comprehensive face-to-face talk.

September 01, 2019

Six key obstacles to the US-Turkey deal on Syria

Turkish and American military teams who were negotiating for months have agreed on the broad lines of their cooperation in northeast Syria, but uncertainties persist.

August 17, 2019

Turkey faces multiple foreign policy challenges

Challenges constantly arise in Turkish foreign policy.

August 04, 2019