Politics of Turkey

Greek PM firm on migration, upbeat on economy in interview with German paper

Turkey is using the migration crisis as a lever to pressure the European Union, but the EU is also failing to do its part in supporting frontline countries like Greece, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper in a wide-ranging interview published on Tuesday.

Editorial: From the diplomacy of the “sons-in-law” to chaos

There has been plenty of bargaining in this era of instability and geopolitical shifts.

A characteristic example is the "diplomacy of the sons-in-law", an apt description of the "trade" between Trump and Erdogan covering everyone and everything in violation of the norms that prevailed on the international stage in previous years.

Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border

An American man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group is being repatriated to the United States after spending three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece, Turkey's Interior Ministry said Thursday.
The United States agreed to take him in and will provide him with travel documents, the ministry said, adding that the repatriation was underway.

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