Spaingie–Turkis relations are foreign relations atween the Kinrick o Spain an the Republic o Turkey. Spain haes an embassy in Ankara an a consulate general in Istanbul. Turkey haes an embassy in Madrid an a consulate general in Barcelona.
History[eedit | eedit soorce]
During the 16th century, Habsburg Spain an the Ottoman Empire focht for supremacy in the Mediterranean. A hichlicht wis the battle o Lepanto whur the Spaingie-led fleet (all'eed wi the Republic o Venice an the Papal States) won ower the Ottoman fleet. In North Africaw, the Spaingie actions against the Barbary pirates (Ottoman allies) wur nae successful for long.
During this time, the Ottomans welcomed mony Sephardi Jews an Conversos, fleeing frae releegious persecution in Spain, who introduced the Gutenberg press an theater, an supportit a failed Morisco revolt. The silver brought frae Spanish Americae caused massive inflation in Spain, that extendit tae the rest o Europe an even the Ottoman Empire.
Political relations[eedit | eedit soorce]
Turkey an Spain are baith members o the Cooncil o Europe, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the World Trade Organization, an the Union for the Mediterranean.
The jynt action plan signed atween Turkey an Spain, on 22 Julie 1998, established the framewirk o the bilateral relations atween the twa countries.
Economic relations[eedit | eedit soorce]
Aroond 75 Turkish firms operate in Spain. The Turkish investments in Spain reached $143 million in the period o 2002-2015.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Ottoman-Spanish Economic Relations in the 16th century
- Hüseyin Serdar Tabakoğlu The Re-Establishment Of Ottoman-Spanish Relations In 1782, Turkish Studies, Volume 2/3, Summer 2007
- Turkey´s Political Relations with Spain / Rep. of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs Archived 2009-06-26 at the Wayback Machine.
- Article by H.E. Ahmet Davutoğlu published in El Pais Newspaper (Spain) on 16.11.2009
- International Trade Centre
- Turkey is not turning its back on the West
- Spanish Investors Continue To Bolster Turkey's Foreign Investment Relations
- İspanyol turist istikrarlı (in Turkis)