Political Factors of Process of European Integration of Turkey

  •  Liana I. Mankova    


For decades Turkey has been one of the most important issues of European policy in the European Union (EU). This issue has no specific solutions. The purpose of this article is to identify and analyze the factors that impede the entry of Turkey into the European Union, as well as the establishment and explanation of the significant moments in the relations between the parties, which turned out to be the key ones in the world politics. The leading method in the research is a historical-comparative one, which on the basis of selected sources allows to compare and analyze the different milestones in the development of relations between the EU and Turkey. The article presents the analysis of the peculiarities of the relations of the European Union and Turkey, as in the general political aspect, and in some areas, taking into account the fact that each of the parties pursuing its own benefit and purpose. The data of the article may be useful in researches connected with the political history of Turkey as well as in contemporary socio-political discussions about a potential place of Turkey in the EU.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-9063
  • ISSN(Online): 1913-9071
  • Started: 2008
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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