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The population of Turkey sees Azerbaijan as the closest friend of Turkey, said a survey conducted by Kadir Has University of Turkey.
59.3 percent of respondents consider Azerbaijan closest friend of Turkey, according to the survey.
Compared to the previous year, the percentage of those who believe that Turkey should stand by Azerbaijan in foreign policy rose from 18.7 to 48.5 percent.
The number of those who believes that "Turkey has no friends" decreased. (from 38.9 to 23.1 percent compared with 2015).
69.6 percent of respondents see the Middle East (mainly Syria) as the greatest threat to the country. The number of those who consider Russia a threat to Turkey tripled.
31.1 percent of respondents are of the opinion that the fight against terrorism is the biggest problem of Turkey’s foreign policy, 22.9 percent – the Syrian crisis, 15.9 percent – relations with Israel, 11.3 percent – relations with Russia.
61.8 percent of respondents support Turkey’s EU membership, while the number of those who think their country will never join the EU.
2016.05.21 / 18:18