Turkey and EU

EU ready to engage with Turkey to enhance cooperation

The EU is ready to engage with Turkey in a "phased, proportionate, reversible manner," to enhance cooperation in areas of common interest, according to a European Council conclusion adopted by EU leaders on Thursday. They met …

Will European Union and Turkey reset relations?

After a rough period, Ankara is making overtures to Brussels. Ilke Toygür,  an analyst on European Affairs at Elcano Royal Institute discusses the prospects, the need for the EU to clarify its own position, and the implications of the election of Joe Biden in the article for German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Hungarian FM: Turkey 'EU's strategic partner'

The Hungarian foreign minister said his country sees Turkey a strategic partner of the EU, and that Hungary defends a foreign policy based on this principle, instead of one on hostility against Turkey. Following his working visit in …

Europe preparing its own end, Erdogan says

The president of Turkey warned on Saturday that Europe was preparing its own end amid rising Islamophobia across the continent, Anadolu Agency reports. "Europe is preparing its own end with its front against Muslims," Recep …

EU tells Turkey to pull migrants back from Greek border

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sought more European support on Monday over the war in Syria and for hosting millions of Syrian refugees, but was told he must first stop encouraging migrants to cross into Greece, Reuters reports. …

Erdogan to travel to Brussels amid standoff with EU

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to be in Brussels on Monday for a one-day working visit, his office said amid a charged conflict between Turkey and the European Union over migrants and refugees, The New York Times reported. …