In the Middle East, the status quo established after WW I and completed soon after 1950, will change in the next decade. The year 2020, marked by the grand planetary conjunction, which will affect all countries around Syria, is indicative of a major crisis in the region. In this transformation, Turkey will play a decisive role.
March 2020 appears as a critical month for international peace and 2020 as the year whose unprecedented antagonistic crises will decidedly mark the next decade.
Turkey's military presence in the Middle East is becoming more and more frequent, with unpredictable consequences for the peace of the region.
Cyprus' researches for oil and gas in the Eastern Mediterranean are actively challenged by Turkey and President Tayyip Erdogan is stressing that naval forces of Ankara will make their presence more visible in the Aegian Sea and near Cyprus drillings in the future.