All posts tagged Turkey

March 13, 2019, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

In October 2017, the president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, made an official visit to Serbia. It was not the first time a Turkish leader had gone to the country. […]

Bulgarian PM Borissov: Turkey is strategic partner of Bulgaria and EU

January 18, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

For Bulgaria as well as for the EU, Turkey is a strategic partner – a friendly neighbouring country, a Nato ally and an important partner in sec ...

For the second time, heavy rain brings down fence at Bulgarian – Turkish border

December 6, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Part of the fence built by Bulgaria at the border with Turkey to stem illegal migration has fallen for a second time, brought down by heavy rain in th ...

Bulgarian Interior Minister: Attempted illegal border crossings from Turkey, Greece increased in August-October

October 26, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Between August and October 24, there was an increase in attempts to illegally cross the border into Bulgaria from Turkey and Greece, Interior Minister ...

  • Bulgarian judges consider extraditing German to Turkey
    September 12, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Mehmet Y., who has dual German-Turkish citizenship, has been under house arrest in a Bulgarian hotel since September 5. Officials in Ankara want him extradited. If that request is granted, […]

  • Opinion: The Erdogan-Trump rivalry turns dangerous
    August 16, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Turkey is a country in crisis, the Lira’s freefall being a case in point. President Erdogan needs to tackle this, but a diplomatic row with the US could force him […]