Month: July 2016

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In a speech made in early July, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared his plan to offer Turkish citizenship to the Syrian refugees. “Turkey is your home, too,” he said, addressing Syrians who have found asylum in Turkey. “I believe ...
Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski

In 2005, 14-year-old Macedonia became the second EU candidate member from former Yugoslavia after Croatia. Having largely avoided the horrors of the Yugoslav Wars, led by the strongly pro-European SDSM party, and with a preamble on European integration in its ...