May. 4, 2021

Why the Saudi-Turkish rapprochement is stalling

Peninsula/Diplomacy

The Saudi-Turkish rapprochement appears to have stagnated despite initially promising signs. Although Ankara is struggling to interpret the conflicting messages it is receiving from Riyadh, it is continuing to openly express its desire to push forward with improving bilateral relations. 

On Apr. 26, Turkey’s presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın affirmed that his country is “seeking ways to repair the relationship with Saudi Arabia...

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Ali Bakeer
Ali Bakeer
Dr. Ali Bakeer is an Ankara-based political analyst. He specializes in geopolitical and security trends in ... Full Bio
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عربيArabic