Yaşar Yakış

Turkey

Former Turkish foreign minister

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Referendum Cements Turkey's Precarious Internal Power Balance
17.04.2017
Turkey’s constitutional referendum, with its very close 51–49 percent result, institutionalized the existing political power balance and is unlikely to make President Recep Tayyip Erdogan take more

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Astana Talks: Opportunities and Constraints
24.01.2017
The Astana meeting was aiming at securing a ceasefire that would allow the political reform process to start in Syria. The fact that the Syrian regime and the representatives of the armed opposition

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Eurasian Union and Turkey
10.01.2017
Turkish perception of the Eurasian Union has two parts. One is pan-Turkism; the other is the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States. Since Kazakhstan is a member of both the EAEU and the Turkic

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Murder of the Russian Ambassador: More Questions to Turkish Security Forces
20.12.2016
For the first time a Russian diplomat is killed on Turkish soil. It is a new and tragic event in our shared history. For the first time a high-ranking Russian diplomat murder happened in Ankara and,
Operation "Euphrates Shield": Why Did Turkish Tanks Enter Syria?
26.08.2016
The operation of the Turkish troops looks as a result of chains of agreements, which included all players in the region.
Edogan's Letter to Putin: Isolation is Harmful
28.06.2016
On June 27, 2016, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sent to Russian leader Vladimir Putin a letter, where he has finally offered his apologies for the death of the pilot of the downed Russian

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Turkey Has to Get Used to New Reality on Its Southern Border
01.04.2016
On Thursday, Turkish military sources said the country’s armed forces would shell Kurdish militia in Syria should they cross the Azaz-Jarabulus line, which Ankara has described as the red line for its

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