The result is a funny picture, when the Germans and the Turks accuse each other of fascism, as reflected in the cartoon.
This would explain his absence from Tsargrad and his Twitter silence.
Alexander Dugin, whose bushy beard gives him a passing resemblance to the Siberian mystic who bewitched the last czar’s family, says he played a key but largely clandestine role in patching up Russia’s relations with Turkey, an account confirmed by a senior figure in Ankara. And with people he calls ideological allies now in the White House, Dugin says he’s bullish on better ties with the U.S., too.
Beirut: Four documents were signed in Ankara last week by Russian and Turkish officers, facilitating a Syrian ceasefire deal that went into effect on December 30.
The documents are the product of four weeks of intensive secret talks held under auspices of the Turkish government, outlining a political roadmap for the Syrian crisis, tailor-made to fit the liking of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus made clear in one of his statements that his country may change its policy in relation to Syria and depart from the course held by Ankara since 2011, when it supported the interventions of the anti-government forces against President Bashar al-Assad. “We have no right to impose any solution of the Syrian people”, – said the Deputy head of the Turkish government.
Turkey will soon meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to join forces against jihadists in Syria, the leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has claimed, describing the government’s five years of fruitless attempts to topple al-Assad as the worst defeat in the country’s foreign policy history.
“They give support to terrorist groups including Daesh (ISIS),” Erdogan said.
“We have confirmed evidence, with pictures, photos and videos,” he added.