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Erdogan wants EU partnership on his own terms

A Berlin conference has broken the ice between Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Angela Merkel as both leaders backed a truce in Libya. The two seemed extra warm toward each other during the chancellor’s Istanbul visit this week, after years of disagreements. While consolidating his power by riding the wave of anti-Western sentiment, the Turkish […]