Turkey, a member of the NATO Alliance, has vetoed an intention to permit Austria, which is not a member of NATO, to participate in NATO military exercices.
Turkey has a pending application to join the EU, but will the recent diplomatic activity of the Dictator of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, not provoke a complete reassessment by the West to decide whether Turkey is still a valid Ally ?
Is Turkey primarily interested and orientated by Russian objectives and policies, or those of the West ? It should be noted that Turkey regularly purchases its military requirements from Russia.
Would the possibility to dock Russian vessels in a Turkish port on the Mediterranean coast, not attract Putin and Russia ? Will that not be the next move ?
What is quite clear is that neither a Dictator, nor a Totalitarian country like Turkey, correspond with the ideals of European Union Treaties or with the aims of NATO.