Turkey’s Turn Toward the EU: Superficial or Real? 12 septembre 2014Posted by Acturca in EU / UE, Turkey / Turquie, Turkey-EU / Turquie-UE.
Tags: Diba Nigar Göksel, EU membership, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Transatlantic Trends
German Marshall Fund of the United States, September 12, 2014
Diba Nigar Göksel *
Both the Turkish public and politicians seems to be more interested in joining the European Union in recent months. At the same time, Europe is skeptical of Turkey’s overtures and waits to see if words will translate into actions in terms of political reforms. Turkish opposition leaders should use this opportunity to press forward on these reforms.
* Diba Nigar Göksel is editor-in-chief of Turkish Policy Quarterly . The views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of GMF.
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