“Narratives Matter: In Search of a Partnership Strategy”, Wolfgang Wessels (IPC, Turkey)

2019 Mercator-IPC Senior Fellow Wolfgang Wessels’ policy brief “Narratives Matter: In Search of a Partnership Strategy” was published.

Relations between Turkey and the European Union (EU) are dramatically shifting: many controversial issues are on the agendas of Ankara and Brussels as well as the main players in the EU like Berlin. Following the changing of the guards in Brussels in 2019, this policy brief pursues a triple “A” approach to the EU’s narratives on Turkey: it analyzes and assesses the narratives of the Union’s political leaders, who as members of the European Council formulate the Council’s conclusions. Based on these reflections it will propose some advice for action.

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