«Нео-османская» Турция?

АНКАРА. Сегодня международные средства информации без умолку рассуждают о том, кто «потерял» Турцию, и о том, что данная мнимая потеря означает для Европы и для Запада. Но тревогу вызывает другое: некоторые журналисты считают турецкую политику добрососедства свидетельством воскрешения османского империализма. Недавно один известный иностранный обозреватель по Турции даже привёл для примера цитату министра иностранных дел Ахмета Давутоглу, якобы сказавшего, что «мы действительно нео-османцы».

Как лицо, присутствовавшее на выступлении Давутоглу перед парламентской фракцией правящей в Турции Партии справедливости и развития (ПСР), могу подтвердить, что подобной терминологией он не пользовался. Вообще, ни Давутоглу, ни какой-либо другой член ПСР, занятый во внешней политике, никогда не использует данный термин, поскольку он абсолютно не соответствует нашей позиции.

Политика добрососедства Турции разработана с целью возобновления интеграции Турции со своими непосредственными регионами-соседями, такими как Балканы, черноморский регион, Кавказ, Ближний Восток и восточное средиземноморье. Мы стремимся углублять политический диалог, развивать торговлю и увеличить количество личных контактов с нашими соседями с помощью спорта, туризма и культурной деятельности. Когда в 1960 г. известный немецкий политик Эгон Бар сформулировал свою Ostpolitik ( « Восточную политику ») по сближению с восточноевропейскими странами, никто не спрашивал федерального канцлера тогдашней ФРГ Вилли Брандта о том, не потеряна ли теперь Германия.

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