Energy and Climate Strategies, Interests and Priorities of the EU and Turkey

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04/18/2017 by

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Energy is one of the sectors in which EU-Turkey cooperation could be most fruitful, possibly leading overall convergence through the common achievement of mutual interests in key areas - in particular, natural gas imports and diversification.

 

Yet, this collaboration is undermined by the uncertainty over Turkey’s position vis-à-vis these policies and its undefined commitment to others, such as renewables and nuclear power; by doubts over the ability of the EU to balance security of supply, sustainability and competitiveness; and by the unclear growth trends of both regions.