Image (not fom article) from, with caption: "The Russian menace: a comic map of Europe" an English cartoon from 1877 showing Russia as a monstrous octopus devouring neighbouring lands, especially the Ottoman Empire.
Turkey will not leave recent signals that Russia seeks a normalization in relations unanswered, a Turkish foreign policy expert told Sputnik.
According to Süleyman Şensoy, head of the Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies think tank, Turkey likely understands the significance of the signals, and may soon respond. ...
He also added that while heads of state and foreign ministers will continue defining foreign policy, it is important to rely on various channels for public diplomacy, such as cooperation between the two countries' think tanks.