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Ankara, June 23, 2015: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (front) leaves the nation’s parliament building after deputies who won their seats in inconclusive elections were sworn in (source: dpa)

New opportunity to get Turkey right emerges

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is back in the driver’s seat after his ruling party scored a decisive win in the November snap elections. While Mr Erdogan has never been a favourite of Western decision makers and opinion shapers, his renewed mandate makes him a useful partner in efforts to resolve the Syrian civil war and the migrant crisis that threatens to...

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