Can the EU and Turkey Avoid More Confrontation?

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Publication Date 10/08/2020
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Ultimately, whether a dangerous new phase of confrontation in EU-Turkey relations can be avoided depends mainly on whether Ankara sees better relations with the EU as politically beneficial, or whether it continues to believe it can gain more through confrontation. The EU should try to ease tensions, while leaving the door open for the time when there may be a change of heart in Ankara.

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EPRS Briefing: March 2020: EU-Turkey relations in light of the Syrian conflict and refugee crisis

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European Council: EU-Turkey leaders’ meeting, 9 March 2020

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