These are tense days for Turkey in foreign affairs. As Ankara continues to reel from the United States’ recent ban on issuing visas within Turkey, critical developments are also taking place beyond our southern border.
Turkey is expecting a bustling period in its foreign policy. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım is scheduled to leave for a visit to Washington and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will be heading to New York to attend the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Apparently, we are experiencing one of the toughest periods in our history.
The rescue of the hostages was the best news of the past weeks. Turkey has overcome this difficulty with a lot of patience; now it faces other difficulties.
The West is in alarm because of the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Issues like protecting Yazidis and other minorities are being evaluated
We were integrated, but we became polarized. We were separated into different camps. However, right now, we are in the middle of a circle surrounded by fire.