Thursday, November 24, 2016

Turkey in Crossroads

 The European Parliament voted on Thursday in favor of a non-binding resolution on freezing Turkey's EU accession talks. Crossroads In the resolution, European Parliament lawmakers condemned "disproportionate repressive measures" taken by the government in the aftermath of the abortive coup, claiming they violated "basic rights and freedoms protected by the Turkish Constitution. On November 23, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the EU Parliament's possible decision to freeze negotiations on Turkey’s accession to the European Union makes no difference for Ankara.

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