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CEFTUS 2018 General Election Preview

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21 June 2018 On June 24, Turkey will hold one of the most important elections in its recent history    President Erdogan remains on course to be re-elected despite the potential for the contest to go to a second-round run-off However, a renewed majority for the ruling Justice and Development Party is far from guaranteed amid […]

Briefing on the growing importance of the Felicity Party

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14 June 2018 The ruling Justice and Development Party is facing a growing challenge from within its own religious-conservative political tradition   The Felicity Party (SP) is rooted in the Turkish Islamist movement from which the Justice and Development Party (AKP) emerged but has become increasingly critical of the government The SP is expected to win […]

Briefing on Kurdish voters and the parliamentary elections

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31 May 2018 A small number of Kurdish voters are likely to play a decisive role in Turkey’s up-coming parliamentary elections The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) ability to attract conservative Kurdish voters has been crucial to securing past parliamentary majorities, but has been damaged by the party’s turn towards Turkish nationalism The AKP’s […]

Briefing on party candidates for the parliamentary elections

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24 May 2018 Candidate lists for the upcoming parliamentary elections have been revealed, giving an insight into internal party dynamics ahead of the crucial June 24 vote  The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) continues to be restructured around the leadership of President Erdogan, but remains reliant on other high-profile figures to help secure a […]

Briefing on Turkey-UK relations

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17 May 2018 Relations between Turkey and the UK are growing ever closer, with trade topping the agenda for both countries Turkey and the UK are forging a closer relationship as they each loosen ties with the EU Central to this is growing bilateral trade, most notably a series of defence deals Closer ties have […]

Briefing on Turkey’s role in Afrin

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10 May 2018 Afrin is set to become a crucial test case for Turkey’s role in the future of Syria Afrin is being transformed through integration with neighbouring Turkish municipalities and the resettlement of large numbers of people Turkey has already taken similar steps to consolidate its influence in other areas of Syria, with mixed […]

Full Briefing on the Ankara Agreement and the status of Turkish nationals in the UK

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30 April 2018 The British government has substantially impeded Turkish citizens from securing indefinite leave to remain in the UK The Ankara Agreement had previously provided a route to permanent residence for Turkish nationals who set-up businesses in the UK Applications for indefinite leave to remain have now been suspended following a ruling by the […]

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