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The geopolitical implications of Turkey’s earthquakes on Europe’s energy security
28/02/2023 06:08 PM | Click to read full article
The tectonic plates of the Eurasian and African continents meet in Turkey, which is why the country is known as a plate boundary country. The earthquake caused damage through various mechanisms, including ground shaking, soil liquefaction, and landslides. If the damage to energy infrastructure is significant, it could disrupt energy supplies to Europe and increase dependence on alternative sources, including Russia. They could lead to increased prices or shortages.