26 iunie 2018

Life after Turkish elections: New challenges for Erdogan


Turkish citizens voted in the June 24 polls to elect the president and members of parliament. Recep Tayyip Erdogan won an absolute majority 52.5 percent of the vote, while his top rival Muharrem Ince lagged behind at 30.6 percent. How will develop the relations between Russia and Turkey? What is the destiny of Turkish approach to the eurasian geopolitical strategy? Russia will have a difficult time cooperating with Turkey, nonetheless, projects like “TurkSteam” and the “Akkuyu” nuclear [...]