: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Turkey’s New Cabinet

The inclusion of technocrats and bureaucrats in Turkey’s new cabinet has led to cau­tious optimism over a possible change in direction. While President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s choice of economy minister hints at a reset, the thrust of foreign policy will remain unchanged. Here Ankara will pursue a moderate and diplomatic approach while still pursuing strategic autonomy. A great deal will depend on what Erdoğan wants and how he chooses to employ foreign relations to attract better financial and economic deals. Given Turkey’s importance as a security partner, espe­cially in light of Russia’s war against Ukraine, the EU needs to develop a strategic approach on the basis of common interests and institutionalised relations. …read more

Source:: German Institute for International and Security Affairs


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