Energy Issues in Turkish Foreign Policy

Ankara dependence on Russian energy has a negative impact on the implementation of Turkish ambitions in foreign policy, where the interests of Turkey and Russia are not the same on several important issues. However, we must remember that Russia is also dependent – on the Turkish money for gas and oil.

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Turkey is a country that has claims to be recognized as a regional leader. Realization of these ambitions is promoted by a unique geographical position at the border of the two parts of the world – Europe and Asia. As a result the activities of the state in various fields aimed primarily at using this factor to improve Turkish status in the international arena. Continue reading “Energy Issues in Turkish Foreign Policy”