Home Research Briefings Briefing on the recent Turkey-Netherlands spat
Briefing on the recent Turkey-Netherlands spat

Briefing on the recent Turkey-Netherlands spat

64
0

The recent extraordinary incidents between Turkey and the Netherlands will increase support among nationalists for the governments in both countries but will not damage inter-state relations in the long term.

  • The recent incidents between Turkey and the Netherlands will allow both governments to increase their support among nationalists.
  • The incidents’ coming just before elections in both countries has led to claims that both sides’ uncompromising behaviour was motivated by pursuit of political advantage.
  • This will likely not damage bi-lateral economic ties, important to both, but rather mutual perceptions on a societal level, including of diaspora communities.

Last week the Netherlands banned two Turkish ministers from speaking in the country, with police escorting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu from the country and preventing Minister for Family and Social Policies Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya from entering Turkey’s Rotterdam consulate. By denying access to the consulate, critics claim…

 

To receive the full briefing, please click here to subscribe or become a CEFTUS member.

A basic subscription, starting from £20/month, entitles subscribers to daily news digests and weekly analytical briefings on current affairs in Turkey.

Basic membership, starting from £90/month, provides members with a subscription, other products, as well as access to all CEFTUS’ exclusive roundtable events, typically priced at £50/event.

 

16 March 2017

Photo credit: Media.nu.nl

(64)

LEAVE YOUR COMMENT

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

about

CEFTUS 5 Year Review

Click here to download ceftus-2011-2016-review     (187) Related posts: CEFTUS 2013-2014 Booklet

CEFTUS 4th Anniversary Gala

We are very excited that CEFTUS will be celebrating its fourth anniversary this year. Our anniversary event will mark success of our work so far and will raise funds to carry out our future projects. Our anniversary celebrations in previous years welcome members of parliaments of UK and Turkey, London councillors, academics, journalists, business people […]

Mission

The Centre for Turkey Studies is an independent and non-partisan organisation inaugurated in April 2011 with the support of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in London. “ to serve as a Turkey-focused public policy forum for the British public and its communities originating from Turkey, and to create a dialogue between experts from Turkey and […]

CEFTUS New Team Meeting

  June 2013 The London based Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) continues to grow. The centre’s new team came together in June to discuss short and long term plans. The Centre for Turkey Studies, with a view to implementing a more institutional structure, has started working together with current and new members of different professions […]