From Syria to Libya, from the Eastern Mediterranean to the Horn of Africa, Turkey’s foreign policy has been particularly proactive over the last year. Following geopolitical, security and economic interests, Turkey has emerged as a key player in the region’s main crises even before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. And so far, the pandemic does not seem to affect Ankara’s ambitious regional projection, which on the contrary has been accompanied by an active aid diplomacy regionally and globally. However, the weaknesses of the Turkish economy cannot but raise doubts about the sustainability of such an assertive foreign policy. How will the pandemic impact on the future of Turkey’s external action? Can it act as a game changer in relations with the old and new partners?