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Turkey sides with Russia over UK

16 7 13
07.04.2018

There is no sign that the crisis over the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter last month between the United Kingdom and Russia will be resolved any time soon. On the contrary, the crisis is in a process of spreading, with many NATO and European Union countries siding with Britain in the dispute, expelling scores of Russian diplomats.

This stance of prominent Western countries is more than a show of solidarity for the United Kingdom. It is also about an impending major crisis between Russia and the West, amid concerns that a new version of the Cold War will be revived.

However, Turkey seems to be unaffected by this crisis. In the early days of the crisis, senior officials made it clear that Ankara will not follow its Western allies and will not expel any Russian diplomats. The Foreign Ministry, on the other hand, underlined that Turkey joined a........

© Hürriyet Daily News