Tag: EU-Turkey relations

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Germany pledges more aid for refugees in Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Wednesday that Germany will provide more financial aid to Turkey to help with the hosting of 3.5 million refugees in the country. Addressing media together with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic (pictured above) at a sideline event during the European People’s Party Congress held in the Croatian capital Zagreb, […]

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EU condemned over action against Turkey following East Med drilling activities

Turkey and the Turkish Cypriots were united in condemnation of the European Union after the bloc announced a series of measures designed to punish Turkey over its drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean. TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) President Mustafa Akıncı, Prime Minister Ersin Tatar, Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay […]

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Turkey blasts European Parliament over call to suspend EU accession talks

A vote by the European Parliament (EP) urging EU leaders to suspend stalled accession talks with Turkey has been blasted as “meaningless”, “worthless” and “groundless”. On Wednesday 370 out of 622 MEPs present voted in favour of adopting a 2018 report calling for the suspension of Turkey’s accession negotiations, with 109 votes against and 143 […]