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Africa: Turkey’s Erdogan Serenades Africa As ‘Alternative Partner’ to Post-Colonial Players – allAfrica.com

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s four-day visit to Africa this week has put Ankara’s policy on the continent under the spotlight again, as Turkey positions itself as an alternative ally for African countries. The visit is part of a bid by Turkey to break the economic hegemony of former colonial powers such as France, and …

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Turkey-Africa: Strong partners in post-pandemic world – IPPmedia

The Turkey-Africa Economy and Business Forum last week was the latest example showcasing the value Turkey attaches to countries across the continent and its efforts to develop and deepen relations there. This time the agenda looked somewhat different as the two sides met to discuss the course of their relations during and after the coronavirus …

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Turkey and Russia’s deepening roles in Libya complicate peace efforts – The Guardian

Plans for a durable Libyan ceasefire are to be endorsed by diplomats from 15 countries on Monday, but the value of the commitments made in the virtual meeting are belied by signs that deepening involvement in the country by rival external powers including Russia and Turkey could complicate efforts to form an interim government of …

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The Logic Beyond Lausanne: A Geopolitical Perspective on the Congruence between Turkey’s New Hard Power and its Strategic Reorientation – Insight Turkey

Turkey’s new expeditionary capability, resting on enhanced naval capacity and new forward bases, is the logical result of Turkey’s post-Cold War strategic reorientation. Moving beyond the Cold War framework, Turkey’s strategic goal is to become an interregional power that will set the terms for a new pattern of connectivity between Europe, Africa and Asia. ‘Reclaiming’ …

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U.N. says Libya arms embargo a ‘joke’, demands accountability – Reuters

“The arms embargo has become a joke, we all really need to step up here,” U.N. Deputy Special Representative to Libya Stephanie Williams said after a meeting of foreign ministers to follow up on a Berlin summit last month that agreed to uphold the embargo. Fighting has continued despite a call for a truce. “It’s …

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France asks to join Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum – Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) – France has asked to join the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum, which aims to develop the region’s gas market, Egypt’s petroleum ministry said on Thursday. The forum held its third meeting on Thursday in Cairo after being set up last year as part of efforts to transform the Eastern Mediterranean into a major …

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