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Reader comment on item: Ambitious Turkey

Submitted by ali (United Kingdom), Apr 12, 2011 at 11:48

mr pipes, ...

Turkey is a sovereign country run by turks for turks. that means if conducting commerce with iran is to the benefit of turkish companies and those people that they employ - then turkish politicians should support business with iran.

Turkey also buys weapons from and trains with israel defense forces, why? because it benefits turkeys.

Turkey has started taking an assertive role in international affairs (more so in the middle east, which turkey geographically is a part of) since the AKP came to power because being active in the middle east BENEFITS turkey.

they are doing what is best for them.


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