Middle East policy shows Turkey’s new desire for allies

Source: Chatham House

Author(s): Galip Dalay

Original Link: https://www.chathamhouse.org/2021/05/middle-east-policy-shows-turkeys-new-desire-allies

Although there is no golden era in Turkish-Egyptian relations, the post-2013 period has been exceptionally bad. Turkey was the most vocal opponent of the Egyptian coup of 2013 which removed the country’s first democratically-elected Islamist president Mohammed Morsi from power, while Istanbul became one of the main destinations for the Egyptian opposition fleeing the post-coup crackdown.

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