About: Turkey elections

Global Europe 04-07-2018

Not too close but not too far away: The EU’s relations with the new Turkey

The 24 June elections marked the start of a new term in the Turkish Republic’s political history as the elections completed the transition from a parliamentary to a presidential system. The result of these elections could affect Turkey's relations with the EU, writes Seda Gurkan.
Global Europe 18-05-2018

Erdogan mobilises diaspora, ‘friends’ in Balkans

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan holds a rally in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo to drum up support among the Turkish diaspora. Three days after the EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria, the Balkans confirm their strategic position.
Global Europe 30-10-2015

Don’t leave Turkey with Erdogan

On 1 November, Turkey will re-run its general election, as political parties, namely the Justice and Development Party (AKP), have been unable to form a coalition government since the general election in June.
Elections 30-10-2015

Turkey votes – Brussels watches

Turkey's election on Sunday (1 November) could mark a turning point in relations with the European Union, either bolstering President Tayyip Erdogan's bid to accumulate more power or putting a check on a leader many in Europe accuse of creeping authoritarianism.
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Global Europe 09-06-2015

Turkish voters clip Erdo?an’s wings

He sits in his newly-built thousand-room "White Palace", his plans for a powerful presidency all but ready; but in the very hour that should have seen his final triumph, Tayyip Erdo?an's star appears to be waning.
Enlargement 11-08-2014

After victory, Turkey’s Erdo?an seeks pliant successor as PM

Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdo?an began the process of picking his successor as prime minister on Monday (11 August), a figure the EU hopes will enhance cooperation in all areas.
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Enlargement 31-03-2014

EU calls on Turkey to step up reforms after Erdogan claims victory in local elections

The European Union has called on Turkey to step up reforms on democracy, rule of law and freedom of expression, after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan declared victory in local polls on Sunday.