Кто «потерял» Турцию?

БЕРЛИН. «Нет» Турции в прошлом месяце (которая проголосовала таким образом вместе с Бразилией) в отношении новых санкций против Ирана, одобренных Советом Безопасности Организации Объединенных Наций, в полной мере отражает разительное отдаление страны от Запада. Неужели мы, как говорят многие комментаторы, являемся свидетелями последствий так называемой «нео-османской» внешней политики правительства Партии справедливости и развития (АКР), которая, предположительно, направлена на смену лагеря и возврат к восточным исламским корням?

Я считаю, что эти страхи преувеличены, даже неуместны. И если события будут развиваться именно в этом направлении, то это в большей степени будет обусловлено накликанной бедой со стороны Запада, чем политикой Турции.

В действительности, внешняя политика Турции, которая направлена на разрешение существующих конфликтов с соседними государствами, а также внутри них, а также на активное участие в этом Турции, совсем не вступает в конфликт с интересами Запада. Совсем наоборот. Однако Запад (и Европа, в частности), наконец, должны отнестись к Турции, как серьезному партнеру ‑ и перестать рассматривать ее, как зависимого клиента Запада.

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