Turkey booming as EU continues to languish

As Europe battles economic crisis, Turkey looks east and slows any moves toward EU membership.

    As Europe continues to grapple with its economic crisis, Turkey appears to be slowing its move toward EU membership.

    The economy is booming, and as it strengthens relationships in the Middle East, the country is debating whether its future lies more in the east than the west.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Ankara.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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