Turkey, US and Germany: Hopes of better relations are premature

Source:PA Intelligence Date:17Feb2018

Turkish Lira appreciated strongly against the dollar and Euro on Friday, as American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson promised cooperation in Syria with Turkey, while a court released Turko-German journalist Mr. Deniz Yucel, increasing hopes of a thaw between Turkey and Germany. A lower political risk would certainly help Turkish assets outperform emerging Markets indices, but how likely are better relations with US and Germany?  PA Intelligence searched the global press to find clues, determining that very little if anything has changed on the ground.