Turkey and Europe: Undivided but not united
This article presents Turkey-Europe relations starting with the 19th century up to the present day with a view to understanding the developments that shaped current EU policies toward Turkey. It also pays special attention to the Turkey-EU Customs Union Decision. After making an overall assessment, the author makes some suggestions concerning Turkey's future relations with the EU. The article concludes that despite strong Turkish desire to join the EU, potentially Turkey is the last country in Europe to expect membership in the EU due to economic, political and, especially, cultural reasons.
|Date of creation:||Jun 2002|
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|Publication status:||Published in Middle East Review of International Affairs 2.6(2002): pp. 40-51|
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