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Canada–Turkey relations


Canada–Turkey relations

Canadian–Turkish relations
Map indicating locations of Canada and Turkey



Canadian–Turkish relations are foreign relations between Council of Europe (CoE) and Canada is an observer member of it. The recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the Canadian parliament has soured relations between the two countries.[1]

Canada refused to participate in a proposed invasion of Turkey during the Chanak Crisis of 1922, Canada's first independent foreign policy decision.

According to a 2013 BBC World Service Poll, 43% of Turks view Canada's influence positively, with 34% expressing a negative view.[2]


  • Trade 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Canada-Turkey bilateral merchandise stood at $2.3 billion in 2012. Turkey is Canada's 34th largest trade partner. Canadian merchandise exports to Turkey were $850 million in 2012, and consisted mainly of oils (not crude), minerals, iron/steel and vegetables.[3]

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ 2013 World Service Poll BBC
  3. ^ "Canada-Turkey relations". 2014-07-13. 

External links

  • Embassy of Canada in Turkey
  • Turkish embassy in Ottawa
  • Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
  • Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs about relations with Canada

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