Turkey’s Foreign Minister warned that relations between Turkey and the U.S. – strained due to American support for the YPG in Syria – are close to “breaking.”
On Monday 12 February, the Turkish Armed Forces announced that a total of 1,369 PKK/KCK/PYD-YPG and Daesh terrorists have been “neutralized” since the launch of Operation Olive Branch in Syria’s Afrin region.
Hesitant behavior displayed by European countries with regard to the terror groups that target Turkey illustrates the fact that they can still take sides against Ankara and side with the YPG and the PKK during the Afrin operation.
A new equilibrium is emerging in Syria and whether the U.S. will become further marginalized or engage in a new round of negotiations is up to them.
As the political and social atmosphere in the international system is rapidly evolving in favor of discriminatory figures, the warm meeting between Erdogan and the pope was extremely valuable.
President Erdogan’s meeting with Pope Francis should be welcomed as an important opportunity to work for a common agenda of peace, security and friendship in a world of growing racism, intolerance, ignorance and violence.
The Turkish and Free Syrian Army forces have liberated four more villages from the PYD/PKK terrorist group.
Defense Secretary James Mattis will meet with Turkish counterpart Nurettin Canikli in Brussels next week amid U.S. concern over Turkey’s plan to launch a military operation in Manbij, Syria
President Erdogan’s visit to the Vatican was significant as it was the first time in 59 years that a Turkish president had visited the city.
At the core of the problems in Turkey-U.S. relations lie the steps that were taken during the Barack Obama era, which intended to limit Turkey.