There are many reasons why Turkey "wants" to join the EU, or should I say they pretend to want to. Who would want to be partners of a crumbling union when they are prospering. They use the guise of wanting to join the EU so they can continue with their reforms. That's just ONE aspect of "wanting" to join.
3 wounded in apparent stabbing in Jerusalem Gay Pride parade, Channel 10 reports (Haaretz)
from the article: Turkey: Iran, Russia will realize they must side with world on Syria