Strait Talk

Turkey-France Standoff in the Mediterranean

Relations soured between Turkey and France after a naval standoff last month in the Mediterranean Sea. France accused Turkey of defying a United Nations arms embargo on Libya and targeting a French naval ship. Turkey rejected those accusations and blasted France for turning a blind eye to atrocities committed by Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar as well as the flow of weapons to his militias from the UAE and Egypt. France has now suspended its role in a naval security operation amid the row. What impact could this dispute have on the relationship between the NATO allies? Guests: Bilgehan Ozturk Researcher at the SETA Research Centre Francois Burgat Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Why is Turkey making deals with Libya’s UN-recognised government?

Why is Turkey making deals with Libya’s UN-recognised government?

A Tipping Point in Libya’s Long-Standing Conflict

A Tipping Point in Libya’s Long-Standing Conflict

Warring parties accuse each other of violations in Libya

Warring parties accuse each other of violations in Libya

Turkey and Russia urge for ceasefire in Libya

Turkey and Russia urge for ceasefire in Libya

Rising Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean | US-YPG Oil Deal in Syria

Rising Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean | US-YPG Oil Deal in Syria

Flashpoints in the Eastern Mediterranean

Flashpoints in the Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey-Greece Standoff in Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey-Greece Standoff in Eastern Mediterranean

US Strikes Oil Deal With YPG in Northern Syria

US Strikes Oil Deal With YPG in Northern Syria

Turkey-Azerbaijan Military Drills | Turkey-UK Near Free Trade Deal

Turkey-Azerbaijan Military Drills | Turkey-UK Near Free Trade Deal

Turkey-Azerbaijan Hold Military Drills

Turkey-Azerbaijan Hold Military Drills

Turkey and Azerbaijan Conduct Military Drill

Turkey and Azerbaijan Conduct Military Drill

How Close are Turkey and the UK to a Free Trade Agreement?

How Close are Turkey and the UK to a Free Trade Agreement?

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

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