Relations Between the Eu and Turkey after 2016 Turkish Coup D'état Attempt
Uğur Özgöker, Zekeriya Alperen Bedirhan

On July 15th,2016 the coup attempt that was started by some rebellious soldiers of the Turkish Armed Forces resulted in failure. The state of emergency that was announced after the failed coup attempt led to widescale purges and arrests. Due to rising doubts over a fair trial the reputation of Turkey regarding human rights and democracy was damaged. On April 16th, 2017, Turkey passed an executive presidential system and destroyed the principle of the separation of power.In this context, the European Parliament‟s decision to freeze accession talks with Turkey carried on relations between the EU and Turkey the agenda again. In this study, relations between the EU and Turkey will be exploredwith recent problems and considerations of internal and external factors includingan analysis of barriers in front of the EU integration of Turkey.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.15640/jirfp.v6n2a3