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ilhan tanir
Analyst -- Journalist. Türkçe: MEast/US politics & Syria tanir.ilhan@gmail.com
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ilhan tanir 28m
One of the most influential Turkish retired generals, I.Hakki Pekin says “conflict is inevitable now” with Greece.
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Secretary Pompeo 4h
The conduct of the August 9 presidential elections in Belarus is deeply concerning. They were not free or fair. The U.S. strongly condemns violence against protesters and the detention of opposition supporters. We support the democratic aspirations of the people of Belarus.
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ilhan tanir 2h
Replying to @WashingtonPoint
Erdogan perhaps invested in his own future election by this endorsement while things are getting wilder in Belarus:
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ilhan tanir 3h
Whoa! Erdogan follows Putin’s footsteps, congratulates Lukashenko while Belarus in chaos, people protesting, Western democracies do not believe the results.
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Ahval 4h
Turkey's top religious body head stands behind sworded sermon at Hagia Sophia reopening | ▪ Ahval News
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ilhan tanir 3h
Today marks the 6th year anniversary of Tayyip Erdogan becoming Turkey’s first elected president by popular vote. Many AKP ministers and officials tweet congratulations.
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Tadeusz Giczan 4h
There are 5 areas in Minsk with over a thousand of protesters in each. People are dispersed, but so are the police. Here is Nemiga:
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Tadeusz Giczan 4h
And here is Surganova street in Minsk, some 7 km from Pushkinskaya
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Ahval 4h
Turkey confirmed 1,193 new cases and 14 deaths linked to coronavirus, brining the country's death toll to 5,858.
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ilhan tanir 4h
Lithuania FM cannot reach opposition presidential candidate !
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ilhan tanir 4h
Turkish Defense Ministry tries hard today to ring alarm bells.
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Ahval 4h
U.S. lawyers of Turkey’s largest public lender, Halkbank, file a motion to dismiss the indictment against the bank. 31-page motion claims under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Halkbank is immune from criminal prosecution in the U.S.
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ilhan tanir 5h
The Turkish president ruled out going to IMF for the assistance, saying "whoever is indebted [to IMF] today, will take orders (from them) tomorrow.”
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Ahval 7h
Two Turkish-backed fighters killed in clashes in northern Syria [Ahval News]
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Danny Gold 9h
Replying to @DGisSERIOUS
Apple CEO: the only way we can get more powerful is if we can tap into the Belarusian market unimpeded! Google CEO: exactly our thinking. Get soros on the line! At least let me see a photoshopped pipeline image or something
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Danny Gold 9h
Love the twitter idea that the US and other nefarious forces are all hyper-focused on regime change in Belarus. The CIA has nothing better to do right now than start a war so that US businesses can tap into the lucrative tractor export market
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ilhan tanir 8h
Replying to @ahval_en
There is also obviously statement of concern came from EU. Let’s not forget about it. This could be a game changer of some sort in ? (Only kidding) EU voices concern over Turkish, Greek naval deployments in East Med
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ilhan tanir 9h
Replying to @WashingtonPoint
Earlier on Monday, Turkish Energy Min Fatih Dönmez said seismic exploration ship “Oruç Reis” arrived in its area of operation: "Our efforts on Turkey's energy independence in Med and Black Sea will continue uninterrupted.. 83 million back the Oruç Reis,” re to Turkey population.
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ilhan tanir 9h
Greek NSC meets as Turkish research ship stirs up tensions -Last week, Turkey announced Navtex to conduct military exercises btw & Kastellorizo -Greece on Monday issued own maritime message saying Turkish Navtex issued by an “unauthorized station”
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ilhan tanir 9h
Lukeshenko referenced as “Europe’s last dictator”, but look at rankings 1. World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2020: Belarus 68th, Turkey 107th 2. Transparency Int Corruption 2019: Belarus 66th, Turkey 91th 3. RWB 2020 Freedom Index: Belarus 153, Turkey 154th H/t
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