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Turkey Fears Russia Too Much to Intervene in Syria

Turkey Fears Russia Too Much to Intervene in Syria

Soner Cagaptay
The Atlantic
May 6, 2013
Given Turkey's longstanding fear of Russia, it is unlikely to take action against the Assad regime without full NATO involvement.

Turkey fears no country more than it fears Russia.

 Turkey fears no country more than it fears Russia.

 

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visited Ankara on April 17th, but the event went almost unnoticed.

Kerry in Moscow to bridge gap with Russia on Syria

 Kerry in Moscow to bridge gap with Russia on Syria

7 May 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry has held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow to try to bridge the divide between the two sides over the Syria conflict.

Nabucco-West backers take pot shot at rival bid

Nabucco-West backers take pot shot at rival bid

By Vladimir Socor

The governments of transit countries in the Nabucco-West project - Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria - have appealed to the European Union's top executive authorities to support the selection of this pipeline route by the Shah Deniz gas producers in Azerbaijan.

FM: Turkey first NATO country to set relations with SCO

FM: Turkey first NATO country to set relations with SCO
 

28 April 2013, 21:44 (GMT+05:00)
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Turkey, which became "dialogue partner" with Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), was the first NATO member state establishing such a relation with SCO, Anadolu Agency reported.

Russia, Iran, Turkey, and the Caucasus

 Russia, Iran, Turkey, and the Caucasus

March 22, 2013 - 1:44pm, by Joshua Kucera The Bug Pit Iran Russia Turkey

EurasiaNet's Weekly Digest
The history of the Caucasus has long been dominated by three surrounding powers: Turkey,Russia, and Iran.

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