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Originally published in LastPoint.gr on July 3, 2017 With the substantial formation of “cantons” on Syrian territory, especially after the weak cease-fire agreement in Astana between Russia, Turkey and Iran, the things between these countries have been complicated by the control of the territories owned by ISIS . Although Russia […]

The clash of influence forces on the Syrian soil


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 585, p. 50 on July 1, 2017  A new round of negotiations was launched in the middle of the week to resolve the Cyprus crisis. However, the leaks behind the closed doors confirm that there is no progress in the negotiations […]

The solution of the Cyprus issue in the spiral of ...



Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio” issue 575, p. 54 on Apr. 22, 2017 On the evening of April 16, 2017, democracy in Turkey was assassinated through democracy. Despite the marginal victory, despite the negative expectations that preceded the referendum, and suggested that Erdogan and his government lacked sufficient […]

Turkish referendum: The end of the Ataturk era



Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio” issue 570, p. 52 on Mar. 18, 2017 The tension between Turkey and the EU has recently escalated, especially after some European countries, especially the Netherlands, Germany and France, have banned Turkish ruling party representatives to make speeches on their territory to support […]

Three reasons for the tension between EU and Turkey



Huffington Post Greece – March 27, 2017 In view of the Turkish referendum on the amendment of the constitution in April, and given the tensions that have arisen between some European countries and Turkey, the following questions arise: (a) what will be the result of this tension and the massive […]

The recent crisis between EU – Turkey without prejudice


Originally published in LastPoint.gr on 01/03/2017 It seems that the Greek government eventually began to realize that the resolution of the country’s crisis can come from different paths than it has been up to now. This, at least, prove the recent steps it has made. As a first step, the […]

The importance of the Greek President’s visit to Saudi Arabia



Originally published in LastPoint.gr on 04/02/2017 On the 2nd of February, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first visit to Turkey after the failed coup last July. Immediately after arriving in Ankara, she met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. In their statements to the press, the two leaders reported […]

The background of Merkel – Erdoğan meeting



 ireporterworld.com – Jan. 16, 2017 The Cyprus problem is perpetuated despite years of international efforts to resolve it. However, the Geneva meeting has created a great deal of optimism among the inhabitants of the island that the solution is close and that its outcome will lead to the creation of […]

Cyprus issue: resolution or perpetuation?