Turks in Favour of Cooperating with the European Union

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According to EDAM’s second public opinion survey in 2015, the Turkish public favors the European Union as the lead partner in order to have a stronger economy and foreign policy. While the poll suggests there are meaningful differences between political constituencies, the EU has emerged as the top choice for the voters of all four political parties currently in the Turkish parliament. Arab states were the second most favourable choice among the participants, and was followed by Russia, the United States and China. 11 percent argued that Turkey should cooperate with none of the countries. According to EDAM’s latest public opinion survey, the Turkish public favors the European Union as the lead partner in order to have a stronger economy and foreign policy. While the poll suggests there are meaningful differences between political constituencies, the EU has emerged as the top choice for the voters of all four political parties currently in the Turkish parliament. Arab states were the second most favourable choice among the participants, and was followed by Russia, the United States and China. 11 percent argued that Turkey should cooperate with none of the countries.

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