Turkey's Perspective on the Eastern Mediterranean
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, President, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2010-12); Member of Parliament and Deputy Chairman for Foreign Affairs, Justice and Development Party (AKP), Turkey
Chair: Fadi Hakura, Associate Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House
In the last few months, the Eastern Mediterranean region has witnessed some significant changes, including a potential rapprochement between Turkey and Israel, the financial crisis in Cyprus, continuing violence in Syria and growing tensions over natural gas deposits in the Mediterranean Sea. The speaker will offer his perspective on the implications of these developments on regional stability and security.
The Q&A will be held under the Chatham House Rule.