Pages, tagged as «Erdogan»

Istanbul Canal and the future of the Montreux Convention

Erdogan’s Crimea statement is mere political gesture towards Ukraine’s Zelensky

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Ankara does not recognize Crimea as part of Russia in a kind of political courtesy gesture towards his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky, Head of the Centre of the Near and Middle East of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies Vladimir Fitin told TASS on Thursday.

Mideast expert expects Turkey to heed Russia’s stance on buffer zones in Syria

Erdogan won’t abruptly rush towards creating a buffer zone in the north of Syria without factoring in Moscow’s position, Vladimir Fitin, head of the Center of the Near and Middle East at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, told TASS on Thursday.

Warming Relations in Person, Putin and Erdogan Revive Pipeline Deal

Amid increasingly tense relations with the United States over Syria, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia took advantage of a routine meeting in Istanbul on Monday to advance the Kremlin’s reconciliation with Turkey, including an agreement to revive a suspended natural-gas pipeline project.

Recip Erdogan’s Plan B: Settle Arabs in Kurdistan

Anna None Glazova

The Sultan has a plan: he aspires to lead the Muslims of Europe

What’s behind Turkey’s provocative decision to shoot down Russian bomber?

Turkey’s reckless decision to shoot down a Russian bomber over Syria - an outrageously treacherous move towards Russia it was - may have been due to a variety of reasons, including internal political ones, Russian experts believe.