Strait Talk

Putin and Erdogan’s Syria Deal

There’s a new plan for northeast Syria. Turkish President Recep Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met in the Black Sea resort of Sochi to announce that the YPG terror group will be removed from Turkey’s border areas. In their place, Russian and Turkish troops will jointly patrol the territory. On Strait Talk, we ask: will the latest deal hold? And how will these developments change the balance of power in Syria and the region? Guests: Ugur Yasin Asal Head of the Political Science and International Relations department at Istanbul Commerce University Ivan Starodubtsev President of the Russian-Turkish Project Development Association

Ceasefire agreed by Turkey, Russia begins in Syria's Idlib

Ceasefire agreed by Turkey, Russia begins in Syria's Idlib

Erdogan-Putin Summit: Leaders to discuss Libya and regional developments

Erdogan-Putin Summit: Leaders to discuss Libya and regional developments

Turkey-Russia  Relations: Erdogan to discuss Syria with Putin in Russia

Turkey-Russia Relations: Erdogan to discuss Syria with Putin in Russia

Erdogan’s meeting with Putin and Rouhani expose differences and common interests

Erdogan’s meeting with Putin and Rouhani expose differences and common interests

Hajj Amid COVID-19 | Turkey Open for Tourism

Hajj Amid COVID-19 | Turkey Open for Tourism

Turkey Looks to Draw Back Travellers

Turkey Looks to Draw Back Travellers

Turkey Promotes Safe Tourism

Turkey Promotes Safe Tourism

Hajj Begins in Saudi Arabia Under COVID-19 Restrictions

Hajj Begins in Saudi Arabia Under COVID-19 Restrictions

Hagia Sophia Holds Friday Prayers | Refugees in Greece Disappearing

Hagia Sophia Holds Friday Prayers | Refugees in Greece Disappearing

Refugees in Greece Are Vanishing

Refugees in Greece Are Vanishing

Hagia Sophia Holds Muslim Prayers

Hagia Sophia Holds Muslim Prayers

Turkey-Egypt Rivalry | Cyprus Peace Operation

Turkey-Egypt Rivalry | Cyprus Peace Operation

Turkey Marks 46 Years of Cyprus Peace Operation

Turkey Marks 46 Years of Cyprus Peace Operation

Turkey-Egypt Tensions in Libya

Turkey-Egypt Tensions in Libya

Turkey Marks Four Years Since Failed Coup |​ 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

Turkey Marks Four Years Since Failed Coup |​ 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

Srebrenica Genocide

Srebrenica Genocide

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