Aydin Sezer

 Turkey returns to Russian gas

Turkey continues to increase the volume of Russian gas purchases. The trend, which has been observed since the last autumn, continues to gain momentum. According to the latest data, in January-February 2017, Turkey increased Russian's gas …

Turkey looks forward to Erdogan's visit to Moscow

Turkey's expectations from the upcoming official talks between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow are extremely high in Moscow, Turkish political …

Will EU rhetoric play into Erdogan's hands?

Turkey, as well as the West, knows that the country will not be included in the EU for a long time, therefore, the statements of the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Guenther Oettinger, that Turkey …

Erdogan tired of European visa games

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's statement that if the EU is not liberalizing the visa regime for Turkey in the middle of October, Ankara may scrap the agreement on migrants, came like a bolt out of the blue. …

Erdogan and Yildirim congratulate Putin and Medvedev on Day of Russia (what could it mean?)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sent a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to congratulate him and all Russians on the Day of Russia and wished the relations between Moscow and Ankara will come to a level that it deserves. "Dear Mr. President, on behalf of the Turkish people I congratulate you and all the Russians on the Day of Russia, and hope that the relations between Russia and Turkey will come to a level that it deserves in the near future," RIA Novosti cited him as saying. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has also sent a similar letter to his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev. Yıldırım said in his letter, "I hope that our relations will reach the level which is necessary for the common interests of two countries' peoples. I wish the Russians well-being and prosperity," the head of the Turkish government wrote.