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Mongolia, Australia Celebrate 50 Years of Diplomatic Relations – The Diplomat

Advertisement This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Australia. In recognition of this milestone, the two governments have organized a diverse range of activities celebrating the past and present and looking forward to a successful next 50 years. To commemorate the anniversary, Canberra lit up two historic …

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Erdoğan walks a fine line as the Ukraine war’s double agent – ​​POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Whose side are you really on? That’s the question that’s bound to loom large in the mind of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy when he meets his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Lviv on Thursday. Of all the members of the NATO alliance, Erdoğan is easily the most …

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Commentary: Tourists have more influence on politics and foreign relations than you think | nation

As the United States sends stockpiles of weapons to Ukraine, another transatlantic mobilization is underway. Freed from two years of COVID restrictions, Americans are once again traveling in large numbers. Market observers have predicted a six-fold increase in American tourism to Europe. If you’re wondering what shipments of weapons and planeloads of tourists have in …

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Saudi Crown Prince visit Turkey in major posture change for Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan R welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud in Ankara, Turkey, on June 22, 2022. Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua via Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has visited Turkey for the first time in years, marking a rapprochement between two of …

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Meeting Putin once again, Turkey’s Erdogan walks his own path

In this handout photo provided by the Turkish Presidency, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting, in Tehran, Iran, July 19. [AP] As Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet in Sochi this Friday, up to 20,000 Russian and Turkish workers and …

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A back door line of communication between Athens and Ankara

Given the volatile environment in Greek-Turkish relations, there is a need to maintain (or create if needed) workable channels of communication between Athens and Ankara. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s insistence on snubbing Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis should not be allowed to bring bilateral ties to a halt. Neither side stands to gain from such an …

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