Turkey can deliver a clear and strong message to Iran: there is indeed a way out of isolation, before it is too late.
Turkey and Iran: Mediating With The Mullahs
Now is the time for Turkey to help curb Iran’s ambition to acquire nuclear weapons. As sanctions intensify – and before Israel or the United States seriously consider taking more coercive action against Iran’s nuclear facilities – Turkey’s unique position, influence and experience with Iran could be valuable. But to play such a role, Turkey must display an independent approach and pragmatic leadership to produce confidence in its meditation efforts, especially in Washington.