In the wake of Turkey’s recent local elections, Ronald Meinardus writes about the domestic challenges President Erdoğan faces amid the nation’s economic woes, along with the foreign policy implications that remain overlooked. The analyst explains that Erdoğan seeks to regain support by means of nationalist rhetoric and to improve ties with neighbours, as seen in his interactions with Greece and upcoming visits to Egypt, Iraq, and Russia. Finally, he notes that the forthcoming White House visit signals a pivotal moment in US-Turkey relations, impacting regional stability.

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