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Erdogan seeks foreign policy score amid currency crisis

Despite its currency’s meltdown, Turkey’s President has still room to maneuver in the foreign policy field.
Sanchez Erdogan

Turkey’s economy might be going through its darkest days in decades, yet foreign policy still allows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to score points.

High-level visits by the Spanish Prime Minister and the United Arab Emirates Crown Prince to Turkey may have thrown a lifeline to Erdogan’s standing at a time when Turkish lira has tumbled to record low levels, unleashing outrage from large segments of the society.

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