The Geopolitical Role of Türkiye : Trends and Future Scenarios

Türkiye's geopolitical role is now more important than ever. Located on the border between East and West and on the Black Sea, this NATO Ally maintains it can mediate in the war in Ukraine. In addition Türkiye fulfils a crucial role for the European Union in managing migration from fragile regions. 

The relationship with Türkiye needs to be conceived in more strategic terms. Türkiye’s role on the world stage presents considerable dilemmas for the Netherlands. A proactive policy on the basis of various scenarios will enable the Netherlands to anticipate developments in and around Türkiye, according to the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) in the advisory report ‘The Geopolitical Role of Türkiye: Trends and Future Scenarios’.