Moscow’s delicate balance of Europe and Eurasia

As expected, the deteriorating situation in Syria dominated discussion at the 29th EU-Russia summit in St Petersburg, given added urgency by the massacre of over 100 civilians in Houla just days before the formal talks began.  The EU delegation increased their pressure on Russia to condemn the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and call for the withdrawal…

Turkish Cypriot Leader in Jeddah to secure support of the OIC

The Turkish Cypriot Leader Dr Dervis Eroglu has held talks in Jeddah with the leadership of the 57-member Orgaisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and has requested to open a Permanent Representative office at the Organisation’s headquarters. Eroglu met yesterday with the Secretary General of the OIC, Professor Ekmeleddine Ihsanoglu who welcomed the request and said…