INTERVIEW WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE WITHIN THE MINISTRY OF ENERGY OF ROMANIA MR. IULIAN-ROBERT TUDORACHE
H. Cigdem Yorgancioglu: In Romania, the government, through the Ministry of Energy, has engaged in the drafting of a long-term National Energy Strategy which is supposed to be released by the end of 2016. WhatRead More »
“In the intercourse between nations we are apt to rely too much on the instrumental part… men are not tied together by paper and seals” – Edmund Burke The Congress of Vienna holds oneRead More »
The energy history of East-West energy corridor has not started with Nabucco, but Nabucco was considered a crown-jewel of the Southern Gas Corridor. Nabucco Consortium was established with Ankara Agreement in 2009 by Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria,Read More »
Russia and Turkish Stream After the collapse of the USSR, Russia’s new political elite of early 1990s emerged with its liberal orientation, Euro-Atlantic integration aspirations and opposition to supporting anti-western governments. Whereas, Russia afterRead More »
Introduction Energy security has been a significant issue in the EU since the beginning of 21st century. Russia plays a major role in European energy security as the main supplier of oil and gasRead More »
EU-TURKEY RELATIONS AFTER GEZİ: ANOTHER HALT OR AN INCENTIVE TO REVIVE TURKEY’S MORIBUND ACCESSION PROCESS?
In my previous article I was to a certain extent optimistic over a positive breakthrough in EU-Turkey relations in 2013. However, the way Prime Minister Erdoğan and the AKP members (with a few exceptions)Read More »