Strait Talk

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: A Modern Silk Road?

A Chinese freight train, as part of the Belt and Road Initiative, now travels uninterrupted from Xi’an, China to Europe with a transit stop in Turkey. Shamim Chowdhury explains what this means for Turkish businesses and how it’ll impact trade between Turkey and China.

Iron Silk Road: Train connecting China to Europe passes Turkey

Iron Silk Road: Train connecting China to Europe passes Turkey

China promotes ‘Belt and Road’ as Africa growth tool

China promotes ‘Belt and Road’ as Africa growth tool

New Silk Road

New Silk Road

What does Turkey stand to gain by joining China’s Belt and Road initiative?

What does Turkey stand to gain by joining China’s Belt and Road initiative?

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Did the NATO Summit Bring New Hope for Turkey-US Relations?

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Can Turkey Become a Logistical Powerhouse?

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Is Turkey Set To Become New Polar Power?

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Erdogan To Meet Biden, Mitsotakis in Brussels

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Turkey’s Tourism Industry Set To Bounce Back

Turkey’s Rapprochement With Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Turkey’s Rapprochement With Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Turkic Council Aims to Expand Its Scope

Turkic Council Aims to Expand Its Scope

Israel Continues Deadly Attacks on Gaza

Israel Continues Deadly Attacks on Gaza

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Turkey to Implement New Cryptocurrency Regulations

Turkey to Implement New Cryptocurrency Regulations

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Will Biden’s Statement on Armenia Complicate the Caucasus Region?

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