In this episode, Mark Leonard welcomes ECFR’s analysis director Jeremy Shapiro and affiliate senior coverage fellow Asli Aydintasbas who’ve simply printed a commentary on how the West ought to put together for the Turkish elections. Can the opposition unity candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu pull off a victory? What would a post-Erdogan EU-Turkey relationship appear to be? And may Turkey’s EU accession negotiations restart?
This podcast was recorded on 27 April 2023.
People walks on sidewalk in entrance of an image of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hangs on Istanbul’s historic partitions, in Istanbul, Turkey, 23 April 2023
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