The reason the crisis in Turkey is affecting Greece is political.
In short, the Turkish Government wants to strengthen its own currency and make its industries more competitive against those of the EU, so it is investing in its internal industries. This is why they have cut ties with Greece in terms of trade and industry. Within the last two months, Turkey has recovered a bit and the Lira has strengthened. Once it is very strong again, Turkey will renew its trade with Greece, but for now, they are doing this as a point of self-defense.
Answered by: Employee at Turkish insurance company
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