According to a recent survey, cited by Hurriyet, the leading Turkish newspaper, unemployment tops Turks’ problems list.
I can understand the worries of the people in Turkey.
Turkey has grown in recent years, creating many jobs, on the back of inbound investment from major Western businesses.
But as Turkey has changed her foreign policy, Western businesses are increasing factoring in ‘political risk‘ in decisions about Turkey.
Without a clearer strategy, Turkey is likely to be regarded as more and more risky by foreign businesses. This will influence job opportunities and increase the fears of ordinary people.