ENC Analysis – Turkey and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization One Night Stand, Passing Flirt or True Love?

The European Neighbourhood Council releases its new analysis entitled “Turkey and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization: One Night Stand, Passing Flirt or True Love?”.

The ENC Analysis is written by Dr. Nicola P. Contessi, ENC Academic Council Member and a specialist in international affairs. In this article, he explains Turkey’s ambiguous attitude towards the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Is Ankara drifting away from the Euro-Atlantic fold? Is it living up to the “multi-dimensional and multi-track foreign policy”? Or does Turkey rather aim to improve its bargaining leverage in the lingering negotiations on EU membership?

ENC Analysis contessi june

The full Analysis is available in the PDF version below.

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