The Effects Of The Refugee Crisis On The EU-Turkey Relations: The Readmission Agreement And Beyond

Pinar Gedikkaya Bal


The recent refugee crisis has created a new momentum in the EUTurkey relations which have been going through an impasse in the last couple of years. With the latest EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement, the European Union’s promise of visa liberalization, financial aid as well as the opening of a new chapter in accession negotiations, it has become possible to talk about a rapprochement between the two parties. This paper aims to examine the effects of the refugee crisis on the EU-Turkey relations in the light of these recent developments. The paper also aims to analyze the possibility of further cooperation and improvement of relations between the two parties as a result of this rapprochement.

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European Scientific Journal (ESJ)


ISSN: 1857-7881 (Print)
ISSN: 1857-7431 (Online)



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