The West is worried about Turkey's cooperation with Russia - Financial Times

The West is worried about Turkey’s cooperation with Russia – Financial Times

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Western countries are concerned about increased cooperation between Turkey and Russia. Ankara may face sanctions.

This is reported by the publication Financial Times.

According to the mass media, the European Union is “increasingly vigilant” monitoring the contacts of the two presidents. The recent meeting between the president of the aggressor country and Recep Tayyip Erdogan caused discontent in Brussels. They believe that Turkey can become a platform for trade with Russia.

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At the same time, one of the European officials confirmed in a comment to the media that they are trying to warn Ankara about “concerns”.

At the same time, another interlocutor of the publication suggested that Western companies may call to either end cooperation with Turkey or cut ties with it. Other sources of the publication indicate that there are no official discussions in Brussels yet about the consequences for Ankara.

It will be recalled that on August 5, negotiations between the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the leader of the aggressor country, Vladimir Putin, ended in Sochi, which lasted more than four hours. Turkey agreed to partially pay for Russian gas in rubles.

Erdogan once again stated that the war in Ukraine can be ended at the negotiating table. He offered Putin to organize a meeting with Zelenskyi.

We will also remind you that five Turkish banks will join the Russian payment system.

Earlier we reported that Putin asked Erdogan to open the production of Bayraktars in the Russian Federation.


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