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Dec 22 2020

Turkey’s presence in Afghanistan; mutual respect or expansionism?

In recent days Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president of Turkey, has asked for military presence in Afghanistan by submitting a plan, renewal of his country’s presence in Afghanistan for another 18 months, to his country’s parliament. This is while the USA and NATO have committed to the agreement of their military forces’ withdrawal from Afghanistan. Of course Turkey in recent years has not seen its presence in Afghanistan by occupation and colonization, and to create this view in Afghanistan, it has been taking extensive measures, including building schools, TV channels, and so forth. Generally the common reasons between Turkey and Afghanistan …

Mar 6 2020

Erdogan admits to heavy losses in the hundreds among his occupying forces in Syria

Related Articles Ankara, SANA- The President of the Turkish regime Recep Tayyip Erdogan admitted that his occupying forces suffered heavy losses during their support of the terrorist organizations in Syria. Turkish media sources said that Erdogan confessed in press statements on Friday during his return from Moscow that his forces have suffered heavy losses estimated to be in the hundreds during their support of the terrorist organizations as a result of the Syrian Arab Army’s operations against the terrorists. Erdogan had been offering all kinds of support to the terrorists since the beginning of the terrorist war against Syria, and …

Feb 29 2020

Putin and Rouhani affirm need to implement Astana understandings completely

Related Articles Moscow/Tehran, SANA – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed during a phone call with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani the developments in Idleb. The Kremlin said in a statement that Putin and Rouhani affirmed the need to implement the Astana understandings completely. On a relevant note, Rouhani said during a phone call with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the issue of Idleb is complicated due to the presence of dangerous terrorists in it, stressing the need to eliminate those terrorists, as well as the importance of supporting the Astana track. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Feb 21 2020

Erdogan confesses to transporting terrorists from Syria to Libya

Related Articles Istanbul, SANA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confessed on Friday that he transported terrorist mercenaries from Idleb and the north of Syria to Libya accompanied by Turkish soldiers. According to AFP, Erdogan claimed in a statement today that transporting those terrorists and Turkish soldiers is for “training” without explaining the nature of this training. Earlier, Libyan Army Commander Khalifa Haftar affirmed that the Turkish regime continues transporting terrorists from north of Syria to Libya, exploiting the temporary ceasefire in the country, as well as continuing to violate resolutions of the Berlin Conference which affirmed the necessity of …