Why Turkey Still Sick of European Union?
By Mridu Kumari
In the just concluded ‘Heart of Asia’ ministerial conference in Pakistan, Turkey was well present there to map out Afghanistan’s security and stability. In fact, it was Turkey which had held the first ministerial conference on ‘Heart of Asia in November 2011. A NATO member that straddles Eastern Europe and West Asia, however, is in the eyes of storm ever since it downed a Russian jet fighter over the Syrian sky. Though not overtly siding with Moscow, several countries have questioned Turkey’s merit to become European Union. Czech President Milos Zeman was very harsh in his comment against Turkey.
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