This paper discusses the points of change and continuity in Turkey-EU relations, in a bid to help foster a more thoughtful, constructive dialogue.

Andrew Hopkins  Dr. Serkan Birgel 16 December 2020

There is a vertigo of information that exists on the subject of European Union (EU)-Turkey relations, and a pressing need to foster constructive dialogue against those that seek to do otherwise. In this commentary, points of change and continuity are discussed in order to help foster a more thoughtful dialogue. The EU's membership mechanism and the principle of political solidarity, as well as Turkey's long-established motivations, are some of the main points considered in this brief overview.

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