“Gezi Park was just a cause for the start of mass demonstrations against the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The main reason for the demonstrations is the growing discontent, especially in large cities by the Islamization of Turkey. In fact, confrontation is going along the lines of a secular Muslim population of towns and the rural areas of Turkey. Declared strength of Erdogon position is not so obvious and therefore he should not take his position for granted”, - PIR Center Senior Vice President, Lieutenant General (Retired), Evgeny Buzhinsky (Russia).
“It would be foolish to eliminate those good initiatives in co-operation that were established during 20 years. Especially since they are equally useful for Russia and the United States. Saving the program, albeit on a smaller format, Russia and the United States are sending a signal that, although the relationships were still cool, they are not going to dissipate on strategic issues,” - Vladimir Orlov, the PIR Center President.
«Iranians believe that their most important neighbor is the United States, represented by the Fifth Fleet and US military bases, not to mention the troops in Afghanistan or UAV’s in Pakistan. This means that for Teheran the solution to its foreign security challenges is deeply connected to the relations with Washington», - PIR Center President Vladimir Orlov.
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