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MUSLIM TURKISH MINORITY IN WESTERN THRACE(11.01.2017)

Muslim Turkish Minority in Western Thrace

The great effort Mustafa Kemal showed and the mutual trust coming with the Treaty of Lausanne affected Turkish-Greek relations positively and ushered to the stability to be supplied in the Balkans but this period didn’t last long. Western Thrace where 90% of the population became Muslim Turkish with the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923 remained in Greece borders. Western Thrace is in the north-east of Greece and is covered with Evros River in the east, Macedonia in the west, Bulgaria in the north and Aegean Sea in the south. Western Thrace is composed of Alexandroupoli, Komotini and Xanthi cities. Turkish commission expressed there were 150.000 Turkish in the western Thrace in Lausanne...


AFTER BREXIT, TURKEY MAY HAVE ZERO CHANCES OF JOINING EU(27.06.2016)

After Brexit, Turkey may have zero chances of joining EU

“The withdrawal of such a major country as the UK from the EU will negatively affect the union’s strength,” said the expert. “This will reduce the US influence in Europe.”Cinar noted that due to a number of bureaucratic reasons, the process of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU can take around two years.The biggest risk for Ankara is the situation when the possibility of Turkey’s accession to the EU will be considered as the reason for Brexit, according to the expert.“This can strengthen the negative attitude of France, Germany and the Netherlands towards Turkey’s accession to the EU and then the EU will make every effort to prevent the country’s accession.” he added.The expert ...


TURKEY-GERMANY RELATIONS AND THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE SO-CALLED ARMENIAN GENOCIDE LAW DRAFT(16.06.2016)

Turkey-Germany relations and the Acceptance of the So-called Armenian Genocide Law Draft

1. A couple days ago the German Federal Parliament accepted the draft recognizing the Armenian allegations regarding the events of 1915. How will this decision of the German parliament affect Turkey-Germany relations? What balances will shift, how will the relations Germany maintains with the Republic of Turkey will be damaged by the decision? Germany has received migrants from Turkey ever since the 1960s. A portion of these workers that went to Germany in the 1960s were from rural areas of Anatolia. Yet, there have also been political migrations as a result of the military coups. Political convicts wanted by Turkey migrated to Germany during the 70s and 80s. It is not possible ...


THE EVENTS OF 1915 IN THE SERVICE OF MERKEL(8.06.2016)

The Events of 1915 in the Service of Merkel

This issue, in one form or another, has been around for a long time in Germany. It must be understood that the interpretation of the 1915 events in the Ottoman Empire now turned into an instrument of political bargaining and blackmail. I am deeply convinced that many members of parliament, who voted "for", have very vague understanding of what happened in 1915 and in subsequent years in the Ottoman Empire and what was Germany's role in these processes. It can be interpreted as a "punishment" of Erdogan.  Prior to that, a powerful propaganda campaign, aimed personally against Erdogan and accompanying by personal insults addressed to Turkish President, took...


EU HAS NO INTENTION TO ESTABLISH VISA-FREE REGIME WITH TURKEY(26.05.2016)

EU has no intention to establish visa-free regime with Turkey

Europe has always had a fear of the Turkic people, in the basis of which is the fear of foreigners in general, Mehmet Fatih Oztarsu, vice chairman of the Turkish analytical center Strategic Outlook, told Trend May 25.Today, the EU does not hide its fear of a wave of migrants and Syrian refugees only reinforce this fear, said Oztarsu.He also noted that the EU promised to establish a visa-free regime with Turkey under the term that Turkey will not let refugees pass to Europe."Europe has made its choice accepting only wealthy and educated Syrians," said Oztarsu. "Turkey has already undertaken to take care of three million Syrian refugees."The expert added that Turkey...


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