“Erdogan is pulling the cord as much as he can. He wants to take advantage of the US’ retreat from the region, under the Trump administration, in order to enhance his own influence and also to pressure the European Union before its September Summit, when migration will be on the table once more,” explained Panayotis Tsakonas, ELIAMEP Senior Research Fellow and Head of ELIAMEP’s Security Programme in his interview with Marina Rafenberg and Le Monde.


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