What next in the Europe-Turkey standoff?
With various aspirations, obsessions, phobias and likely miscalculations, some European leaders and Turkish powerholders are pulling Turkey-Europe relations into such rough waters that the end result will probably be worse than anyone can imagine.
Who advised Turkey’s absolute President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to engage in such a futile war of words with European politicians, just a month before a key public vote on a raft of constitutional amendments making him a super-president? Did he not know that as government members of a non-EU member country, Turkish ministers cannot engage in political propaganda activities without getting the prior consent of host countries?
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