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The European Union at 60 and the importance of the EU-Turkey relations

Human history has made its most important political, economic, social and scientific advances on the European continent and the surrounding region. On the other hand, Europe has also suffered political, ethnic, sectarian, and economic conflict for centuries.

The philosopher Immanuel Kant’s ideal of perpetual peace became inevitable in the aftermath of the great humanitarian catastrophe created by the Second World War.

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Washington Gündemi 27 Mart 2017

Dış Politika

  • ABD: Musul bombardımanlarıyla ilgili soruşturma başlatıldı
  • Koalisyon Üyeleri IŞİD Zirvesi’nde Bir Araya Geldi
  • ABD Dışişleri Bakanlığı’ndan “güvenli bölge” açıklaması
  • Koalisyon güçleri Rakka yakınlarına asker indirdi
  • ABD, Suriye’de okul vurdu
  • Kuzey Kore’den ABD’nin askeri müdahale uyarısına tepki
  • NATO toplantısının tarihi değiştirildi

Ekonomi ve Enerji

  • Dolar ne kadar?
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Turkey Letter: 27 March 2017

Foreign Politics

  • Erdogan says Turkey may hold referendum on EU accession bid
  • Erdogan warns Europeans ‘will not walk safely’ if attitude persists, as row carries on
  • Turkey-EU ties to ‘relatively normalize’ after elections in Europe: Turkish PM
  • German veto on arms exports to Turkey ‘unacceptable’: Minister
  • Turkey won’t accept ‘region of terror’ in northern Syria, deputy PM says
  • Turkey says soldier killed by sniper shot fired from Syria
  • Three million new migrants may come to Turkey from Iran: Deputy PM
  • Turkey says negotiating with aviation authorities on electronics ban

Economy & Energy

  • Turkish lira firms to strongest level since end of February
  • Turkish Central Bank sees ‘gradual and slow’ recovery in 2017
  • Turkey to Suspend Plan to Sell $10 Billion of Seized Firms
  • EBRD chief does not expect Turkey’s political strain with Europe to affect economic ties
  • Istanbul’s tourism may lose 2017, urgent measures needed: Association
  • Gas Talks With Turkey May Wrap Up in Summer, Says Israel Energy Minister

Domestic Politics

  • Turkey’s referendum race is still neck and neck: Konda pollster
  • ‘Threshold and election procedure could change’: PM Yıldırım
  • Some Kurds in Turkey Protest Referendum During Festival
  • They target me because they can’t criticize US or Russia: CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu
  • Trial into Gülen network’s ‘media leg’ begins in Istanbul
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Washington Gündemi: 20 Mart 2017

Dış Politika

  • Dışişleri Bakanı Çavuşoğlu ABD’li mevkidaşıyla telefonda görüştü
  • ABD’li komutan: YPG, Rakka operasyonunda olacak
  • ‘Rakka Operasyonunda Türkiye’nin Muhtemel Rolünü Görüşüyoruz’
  • Trump Irak Başbakanı ile Washington’da Görüşüyor
  • Merkel ve Trump ortak basın toplantısı düzenledi
  • Trump’tan Merkel ziyareti sonrası tweet: Almanya borçlarını ödemeli
  • ABD’den İngiliz hükümetine özür yok

Ekonomi ve Enerji

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Turkey Letter: 20 March 2017

Foreign Politics

  • U.S. Secretary of State to visit Turkey on March 30, says Turkish minister
  • German state bans foreign campaigning as EU-Turkey row deepens
  • Germany’s Merkel Renews Demand That Turkey Drop Nazi Swipes
  • ‘You Are the Future of Europe,’ Erdogan Tells Turks
  • Turkey may cancel migrant readmission deal with EU, says foreign minister
  • Turkey says blocking of some NATO projects only aimed at Austria
  • Turkey wants diplomatic solution on Syria’s Manbij, defence minister says
  • Turkey criticizes official use of Iraqi Kurdish flag in Kirkuk

Economy & Energy

  • Turkish central bank carefully tightens policy as political heat rises, lira firms
  • Turkey CDS rise to two-week high after Moody’s cuts outlook
  • Turkey will pay all of seized Bank Asya’s foreign debt, deputy PM says
  • Merkel says does not intend to trade provocations with Turkey
  • Turkey reassures investors, says Dutch business not at risk
  • Merkel says does not intend to trade provocations with Turkey

Domestic Politics

  • Turkey detains more than 2,000 people over militant, coup links: interior ministry
  • Turkish PM Yıldırım meets former ministers in absence of Gül and Davutoğlu
  • Turkey’s referendum campaign unfair, Erdogan opponents say
  • Turkey’s president campaigns for referendum at war memorial
  • Turkey’s Erdogan says jailed journalist a terrorist agent
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