Turkey is playing a constructive role in Afghanistan to promote peace and stability despite the recent capture of a group of aid workers.
Turkey, Serbia and BiH are building on political and economic relations to expand peace, stability and co-operation in the Balkans.
Recent trucker protests at the Turkish-Bulgarian border briefly halted trade and created long delays, drawing attention to restrictive customs and transportation policies by both sides.
Turkey and the Balkans show signs of progress following investments in medical services.
Energy analysts point to geopolitical, diplomatic, legal and business hurdles to expanding Turkish and Iranian energy ties.