Topic: NATO

In a recent outburst in Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “They’re either going to understand the language of politics and diplomacy, or in the field with painful experiences.” He continued, “Turkey possesses sufficient[...]

ATHENS and YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — The diplomatic agencies of Armenia and Turkey have renewed their acrimonious exchange over the weekend after Yerevan voiced support for Greece and Cyprus in their dispute with Ankara over the[...]

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s erstwhile political soulmate, Ahmet Davutoglu, who served as Turkey’s foreign minister, was the country’s major ideologue defining its foreign policy. The basic paradigm of that policy was that their[...]

ATHENS (DW) — Greece has called a military meeting after Turkey resumed a mission looking for gas reserves near a Greek island. Erdogan has meanwhile called for dialogue to resolve ongoing issues between the two NATO members. Greece on[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Citing “unprecedented” security threats emanating from neighboring Turkey, Armenia on Wednesday, July 29, banned Turkish officers from inspecting Armenian military bases and verifying Yerevan’s compliance with[...]

There are some countries in the world which are affected by their location in the thick of crosscurrents of international relations and the resulting instability. Armenia happens to be one of those countries, particularly now that it is on[...]

By Nick Wadhams WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration opposes Turkey sanctions adopted by the House last week as well as a resolution condemning the Armenian genocide, arguing that the two initiatives risk further straining[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan received on March 11 James Appathurai, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia. Mnatsakanyan saluted the visit of the[...]

Turkey’s challenge to regional and global powers has experienced a recent respite. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist government had pushed its luck too far, particularly playing the patron saint of the Sunni Islamic world. With[...]

BRUSSELS (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan emphasized the “privileged” character of Armenia’s relationship with France when he met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Brussels on July 11. Joined by their foreign[...]