Turkey is defying history with its warm relationship with Moscow.
Turkey’s economic future is solidly dependant on Russia and the eastward looking markets that cooperation with China represents.
This attitude was confirmed by Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu who criticised the Russian sanctions which are on the books in the United States and European Union.
Mevlut Cavusoglu further stated that Turkey has often been the victim of such sanctions and as a result Ankara has developed a strong apprehension about such measures.
The Turkish Foreign Minister said,
“Turkey itself has greatly suffered from sanctions in the…