The Syrian government and the so-called moderate opponent groups signed a ceasefire treaty, and from the night of 29th December countrywide ceasefire began.
Victoria Nuland, the US Assistant Secretary of State, did not spend much time and energy with Christmas and New Year celebrations this year.
Last month, Moody’s rating agency downgraded Turkey’s credit rating from Baa3 to Baa1.
For decades during the Cold War, Turkish nationalism embodied the domestic fighting wing of NATO in Turkey. As the threat of communism was extinguished by 1991, nationalists lacked clear references to act politically.