Sarah Lamote is a Belgian journalist based in Ankara, Turkey, where she has lived since the end of 2017.

She mainly writes about political and economic news. As a correspondent and freelance journalist, she works for various Dutch-language media such as Knack, De Tijd and De Morgen.

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Sarah Lamote
democratization, human rights, sustainable development, climate, migration

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The failed engagement between Turkey and the EU

  • Migration
  • Politics

Turkey and the EU need each other. Even in a context of tense relations, harsh rhetoric and a near dead accession process, they approach each other. In anticipation of a marriage that may never come, there is cooperation in various areas today. Think of the refugee deal, counter-terrorism, trade, energy, ... Is there a new friendship or rather a forced LAT relationship without passion?