Factsheet: EU acts for peace and security – Part III


Today’s geopolitical context requires strong EU leadership when addressing both European and global security and defence concerns. The establishment of a Permanent Structured Cooperation – referred to as PESCO – in December 2017 and the subsequent adoption of the initial set of 17 projects in March 2018 has raised cooperation among the 25 participating EU Member States to a new level.

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Yakın Tarihin «Reis» Üçlüsü…


Milliyetçilik, saldırgan bir akım olarak radikal seviyelere çıktığında, Devletin varlığı, Milletin varlığının önüne geçer. Bu durumda, “Devlet’in Kutsallığı düşüncesi” ideolojik statü kazanarak, Millet; Devleti varolma sebebi sayarak, hayatını ve sahip olduğu herşeyi devlete harcamayı vatanseverlik olarak kabule zorlanır. Sonuçta; İktidarı ele geçiren Yönetimin Diktatöryal statüsü, Devlet içindir anlayışı meşruluk kazanır.

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Factsheet: EU acts for peace and security – Part II


Closer EU defence cooperation necessitates that Member States’ Armed Forces are able to move within the Union. However, time consuming border formalities and inadequate infrastructure pose serious obstacles. For a more effective EU defence, it is crucial to overcome these hurdles. A comprehensive EU action programme launched in spring 2018 aims to achieve this. Is Military Mobility linked to NATO? What are the obstacles to mobility? What Expected outcomes?

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EU-ASEAN Blue Book


The new EU-ASEAN Blue Book 2018 was launched in Jakarta today. It demonstrates the success and benefits of the close cooperation between the EU and ASEAN countries, and that joining forces will contribute to prosperity, stability and security for all. The High Representative Federica Mogherini, co-chairing the annual Post-Ministerial Conference between the EU and ASEAN in Singapore, presented the book to the Foreign Ministers of Thailand and Singapore.

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Iran Sanctions: Reactions and Documents


İran ile ekonomik ve ticari ilişkileri Türk iş dünyası için de önemli. Türkiye’nin Orta Asya ticaretinde ve hatta Körfez ülkelerine ulaşımında İran’ın ana transit ülke konumunda olduğunu unutmayalım. İran Türkiye’nin ekonomik ve ticari ilişkilerinin yanısıra, enerji ithalatında da önemli bir konuma sahip. Türkiye’nin en önemli bölgesel ticaret ortaklarından ve önemli enerji tedarikçilerinden biri.

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Iran Deal: Understanding the EU’s updated Blocking Statute


As the first batch of re-imposed US sanctions on Iran takes effect, the EU’s updated Blocking Statute enters into force on 7 August to mitigate their impact on the interests of EU companies doing legitimate business in Iran.

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Factsheet: EU acts for peace and security – Part I


EU Member States have substantial security and defence capabilities. By working closely together, Europe further strengthen its role as global player to protect its citizens and promote peace in partner countries. Therefore the EU fosters deep cooperation among Member States in the areas of security and defence.

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