Paul Lachine

埃尔多安是和平缔造者吗?

伊斯坦布尔 —— 土耳其总理雷杰普·塔伊普·埃尔多安已经开始了一项艰巨的挑战。在三月底参加了韩国核安全首脑会议后,他便前往德黑兰,敦促伊朗领导人在与联合国安理会五大常任理事国(英国、中国、法国、俄罗斯和美国)及德国进行的下一轮核谈判中达成协议。四月中旬,埃尔多安将在伊斯坦布尔主持这些会谈。

埃尔多安上次前往德黑兰是在2010年5月,目的是与伊朗最终达成某项协议,该协议规定伊朗向土耳其提供大量低浓缩铀,而土耳其为伊朗研究核反应堆提供核燃料。该协议是在土耳其和巴西的调解下达成的,作为一项突破性的信心建设倡议呈现在世界面前。

但美国及其盟国很快就拒绝了这项协议,因为它们认为伊朗是在采取伎俩减弱国际社会对其实施额外制裁的增长势头。土耳其坚持推行该项协议,结果造成本国与美国关系紧张,引发国内外人士的指责——埃尔多安政府正在脱离与西方国家结成的长期联盟。

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