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Turkey has alot of fronts opened, in Syria against Bashar/Russia/Iran, even shot Russian plane. In Libya against Saudi/Uae/Egypt/Russia/France. Front in Iraq, small influence in Yemen, now against Greece which is backed by France/EU.

Which country would help Turkey if the situation gets out of control? Many neighbouring countries would be praying for a war between Eu and Turkey or between Russia and Turkey.

Turkey needs to play its card right.
Bring about a deal with Syria and form a unity government which gives more power to the sunnis minus the extremists and Ikhwanis, this will get rid of tensions with Iran/Russia/Syria.

In Iraq work with Iraq/Iran to give more rights to the sunnis. In Libya its a stalemate, Turkey or Egypt can't risk an all out war, it will only benefit the enemies of Muslims and the snakes, I can't see a unity government as long as extremists and Ikhwanis are supported.

If the Iraqi,Syrian, Libyan problem is sorted then Turkey can concentrate on Greece issue, they cannot deal with 4 different fronts, I sense a great conspiracy to weaken Turkey as most likely Turkish future is not West but Asia.

Turkey reminds me of the old Iran during Shah time, a very powerful nation with great weaponry but once the west realised Iran is out of their hands, they started a war between Iraq and Iran, no matter who won, the iranian military power declined considerably and most high tech weapons were destroyed. I wouldn't be surprised if they're planned something similar with Turkey.
Very well said.
 

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Your daily reminder that Egypt backs Greece and Cyprus.

I am really scared man!! Hahahahaha
 

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It more seems like both sides made concessions after meeting with Merkel.

The Greek faggots are turning it arpund claiming it a victory and claiming we got scared.

I dont think anybody would be scared with a bunch of soldiers who wear skirts.
 

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Turkey suspends oil drilling in Med as ‘goodwill gesture’
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Turkey suspended planned research in the eastern Mediterranean by its seismic vessel Oruç Reis as a goodwill gesture for ongoing negotiations with Greece, a Turkish official said on July 28.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told his aides to “be constructive and put this on hold for some time,” Presidential Spokesman İbrahim Kalın told private broadcaster CNN Türk.

Last week, Turkey announced plans to dispatch research vessel Oruç Reis and two support vessels to carry out operations through Aug. 2 in waters south of the Greek islands of Rhodes, Karpathos and Kastelorizo. The declaration increased tensions with neighboring Greece and prompted criticism by the United States, France and other European countries.

“Everyone should continue working on their continental shelves and conduct joint work in contested areas,” Kalın said. He stressed that Turkey did not violate international law, but Greece should abstain maximalist approach for its maritime rights when it comes to its Island Kastellorizo in the south of the Turkish mainland.

Turkey’s NAVTEX advisory was for a region that falls 180 kilometers away from Greece’s Island Kastellorizo, he noted.
He also said that bilateral issues with Greece should be solved through dialogue rather than through threats on Turkey’s bid for European Union membership.

Kalın mentioned ongoing talks with Greece mediated by Germany and said German Chancellor Angela Merkel has a “constructive approach” on the issue.

Germany proposes confidence-building measures in the Mediterranean aiming to eliminate any possible tension between Ankara and Athens, also aims to “lay a positive ground with Turkey” taking positive steps in favor of Ankara during the German Eu presidency, Kalın stated.

NATO allies Greece and Turkey are at odds over drilling rights in the Eastern Mediterranean. Turkey has accused Greece of trying to exclude it from the benefits of oil and gas finds in the Aegean Sea and Eastern Mediterranean, arguing that sea boundaries for commercial exploitation should be divided between the Greek and Turkish mainlands and not include the Greek islands on an equal basis. Athens counters that Turkey’s position is a violation of international law.

On July 27, Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas said Turkey was withdrawing navy vessels from the area, adding that Athens remained ready to enter negotiations with Turkey “within the framework of international law and
good neighborly relations.”
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Considering all the issues that will need be addressed I guess this is a good choice.

But I doubt the greeks will give concessions to anything because their stance is they are right.

But we're postponing the inevitable for a while. Perhaps it's due to the fronts we have. Once forced to negotiations table the greeks will realize they are in a bad position.
 

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