“Over the past two decades, Turkey’s influence in the Balkans has increased on all fronts, from politics to the economy, culture, and military cooperation. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has not helped Turkey to further improve its standing. Turkish vaccines might be on the way, but it will probably be too late for the Balkans.”
Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere writes about Turkey’s limited soft power in the Balkans.
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