Mogherini: EU expects Turkey to release Demirtas soon

Mogherini: EU expects Turkey to release Demirtas soon

The European Union’s foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said that she hopes the detained pro-Kurdish politician, Selahattin Demirtas, would be released soon.

Speaking after talks with the Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, she expressed strong concerns in talks with Cavusoglu about the recent detentions of academics, Reuters reported.

The European Union's commissioner for candidate countries Johannes Hahn, in turn, said that  the EU has strong concerns over the large number of journalists and academics who are still being detained in Turkey, 

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