Turkey and the Arabian Gulf
- 18 - 19 December 2005
The ECSSR organized a symposium entitled “Turkey and the Arabian Gulf” on December 18-19, 2005.
The Symposium examined the common interests between Turkey and the Arabian Gulf countries. It focused on regional stability – particularly the problems of Iraq, Iran and the broader Middle East.
The symposium also examined the economic relations between Turkey and the GCC, in addition to strategic issues, such as Turkey’s security policy in the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf; threat perceptions of the Arabian Gulf states and their security policies; Turkey’s relationship with the EU and its implications for the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf; Turkish energy security.
Sunday 18 - 19 December 2005