About: Alek Popov

Languages & Culture 25-06-2010

Best-selling author: Cultural closeness is key to enlargement

In some ways Turkey is completely European, indeed more European than some Balkan countries, but in other ways it is not at all, best-selling Bulgarian writer Alek Popov told EURACTIV after a year-long exchange with cultural actors in the region. But he said the same phenomenon was true for the Balkans in general.