An interim report into Turkey’s future memebrship of the European Federation is highly critical and their bid is looking a bit “shaky”.
One of the main stumbling blocks is that Turkey had to open up its ports (including airports) to other EU member states – including Cyprus – but Cypriots are still not allowed free movement. The Turks aren’t too keen on the Greeks and Cypriots because when the northern part of Cyprus declared itself independent of the rest of Cyprus, the Greeks supported the Cypriot authorities whilst the Turks supported the Islamic republic in the north which calls itself the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Nobody other than Turkey recognises Northern Cyprus.
Turkey is a crescent shaped peg trying to fit into a star shaped hole.