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Turkey Needs the EU—The Question Is How Much Its Relationship Will Cost
European governments are currently witnessing a seemingly positive move by Turkey’s leadership toward the EU.
- Marc Pierini
- Carnegie Europe
On the surface, this makes sense: Turkey’s economy is in very dire straits (and still depends on European markets and financial flows); the Lira is plummeting; hurtful sanctions have recently been imposed by the United States (and more may be coming); and Russia is having it its way in Syria (which…
As a result, the Turkish foreign ministry is issuing statements.
The “EU Reform Action Group” met on August 29 and promised reforms of the…