YVETTE Cooper questioned how Boris Johnson and Michael Gove can “live with themselves” for telling “lies” about Turkey joining the EU.And the Labour heavyweight accused the former Mayor of London of being happy to “talk up complete fiction for his … [Read more...] about How can Boris Johnson and Michael Gove ‘live with themselves‘ for lying about Turkey joining the EU, asks Yvette Cooper
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Turkey can explain itself however it likes. But its latest diplomatic actions - its "no" to Iran sanctions in the UN Security Council; its goal of carrying out a zero-problem policy with all its neighbors - are being met in the West with anxious questions. Is Turkey turning away … [Read more...] about Opinion: Cooling ties or not, Turkey and the EU need each other
Turkey has legislated laws in view of full EU membership and these have been acknowledged on numerous occasions in the conclusions of European Council summits. The 1993 Copenhagen Criteria is being slowly but steadily met. The question lies on the grounds whether the EU can … [Read more...] about Should Turkey Join the EU?
By suggesting Wednesday that talks on Turkey joining the European Union should be reconsidered, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern is just saying what all responsible politicians at EU headquarters in Brussels have known for quite some time: Accession talks with Turkey should … [Read more...] about Opinion: Why Turkey does not belong in the EU
Turkey's new confidence in the western Balkans and the country's growing political, economic and cultural influence have sparked divergent views about the goals of the Turkish government, formed out of the Islamist-rooted, conservative Justice and Development Party (AKP). Under … [Read more...] about Turkey in the Balkans: Myths, illusions and realities