“The European Union’s aim must be the exercise of real pressure, and not naïve or sly attempts. Enforcing sanctions should be a real choice, in order for Western capitals to avoid being the ridicule of the Turkish President. It is almost certain that when it comes to financial and investment matters, those dealing with Turkey will struggle to enforce the sanctions, whose political success is uncertain. Athens must contribute a sense of realism to the situation,” writes George Kaklikis, ELIAMEP Senior Policy Advisor, in his article for newspaper TA NEA.

Read the full article in Greek here.