With deep-rooted historical and cultural ties with the region, Turkey has identified the Balkans as one of the key elements of its foreign policy, and continues its activities in the region with an all-embracing perspective that is “not crisis- but vision-oriented”.
What do Turkey’s deepening political, economic and cultural activities mean in the Balkans, where ethnic and religious fault lines are deepening day by day, due in part to the recent refugee crisis? What do people in the region think?
Anadolu Agency takes a closer look at Turkey’s presence and public perception in the Balkans through two opinion pieces and an analysis.
"Opinions expressed in this piece are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Anadolu Agency's editorial policy."