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Turkey is well aware that Greece is not Syria, Libya, nor Nagorno-Karabakh. Turkey appreciates the fact that Greece has been a member of NATO since 1952 (the year of its accession along with Turkey) and a member of the European Union and the eurozone - more than a significant part of Greek public opinion does.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has criticized a main opposition party lawmaker for his comments on the Turkish army and has asked for an explanation for the same.
"The [Republican People's Party] CHP deputy's comment that the Turkish army is 'sold' is a dishonor that should be asked account for," he said, addressing the MHP lawmakers at the parliament.
The TRT World Forum 2020, which is being held online on Dec. 1 and 2, includes expert roundtable sessions besides other discussions.
The international conference with the theme, Shifting Dynamics: The International Order in a Post-Pandemic World, would bring together scores of politicians, business people, scholars, activists and journalists.
Bulgaria's insistence on blocking European Union accession talks with North Macedonia risks creating another fissure in NATO's southeastern flank. Two of its member-states - Greece and Turkey - are already deeply divided and now two more appear headed for a collision, over a two-century-old controversy on ethnic grounds.