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By sea and land, Turkey raises tensions with EU

Provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean and insults of French president draw warnings from Brussels

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s provocations — including saying Emmanuel Macron needs “mental treatment” — have angered the EU and…

  • David M. Herszenhorn
  • Politico

Erdoğan’s insults against the French president — tied to Macron’s response to the beheading of a teacher in a Paris suburb earlier this month —  drew swift condemnation from…

But Turkey has also continued to exacerbate tensions over gas exploration in a disputed area of the Eastern Mediterranean, raising the…

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