Turkey and EU

EU gives 12-month calendar to Turkey

EU gives 12-month calendar to Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said the European Union has drawn up a 12-month calendar to push Turkey’s EU membership process ahead, Hurriyet reported on Saturday, Turkish Minute reports. “They [the EU] have done …

Juncker and Tusk to meet Trump and Erdogan in Brussels

Juncker and Tusk to meet Trump and Erdogan in Brussels

EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk will meet the US President Donald Trump on May 25 in Brussels, European Commission Chief Spokesperson Margaritis Schinas …

 Wilfried Fuhrmann: Turkey#039s military power is indispensable for protecting European values

Wilfried Fuhrmann: "Turkey's military power is indispensable for protecting European values"

Professor from Potsdam told Vestnik Kavkaza about the prospects of Turkey's relations with the EU

Chancellor threatens to pull German troops out of Turkey

Chancellor threatens to pull German troops out of Turkey

Merkel and Erdogan are due to meet in Brussels next week during a Nato summit

Yildirim: Turkey wants to continue the EU accession process

Yildirim: Turkey wants to continue the EU accession process

In his message released on Europe Day, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Turkey would like to continue the process of accession to the EU, Trend reports. “Turkey, which considers itself European …

Cavusoglu predicts Turkey-EU summit

Cavusoglu predicts Turkey-EU summit

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday said a Turkey-EU summit was expected to be convened but added no date had been decided, Anadolu agency reports. Speaking in live TV interview with Turkey’s A Haber …

Turkish Foreign Ministry: EU ousting Ankara from accession dialogue

Turkish Foreign Ministry: EU ousting Ankara from accession dialogue

New demands of the European Union regarding Turkey's membership to the bloc are a "provocation" aimed at ousting the country from accession dialogue, Turkey's Foreign Ministry Deputy Undersecretary Kaan Esener …

It is time for Turkey, EU to cooperate

It is time for Turkey, EU to cooperate

The only way of preventing racism from gaining further footing is for Christian and Muslim democrats

Why Ankara refuses Kemalist project

Why Ankara refuses Kemalist project

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Russia is the only country which is currently interested in strong Turkey, a political scientist

EU urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims

EU urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims

Turkey could hold a referendum on its long-stalled EU membership bid, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. He also stated that the European Union had been violating its commitments for 54 years. The Sunday referendum in Turkey may …

 Erdogan: EU has not kept its promises

Erdogan: EU has not kept its promises

Addressing Turkey's long-stalled bid to join the EU, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the European Union of failing to keep their side of the bargain.  The EU had "made us wait at its door …

Those who came to referendum in Turkey worried about economy

Those who came to referendum in Turkey worried about economy

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The economic situation in regions that voted against constitutional changes is worse

Erdogan claims victory in Turkish referendum but result swiftly challenged by opposition

Erdogan claims victory in Turkish referendum but result swiftly challenged by opposition

Most of the changes will not come into effect until after Turkey’s next presidential election in 2019

EU observer: results of Turkish referendum could have been manipulated

EU observer: results of Turkish referendum could have been manipulated

Up to 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated in the Turkish referendum which ended in a tight 'Yes' vote for greater presidential powers, an Austrian member of the Council of Europe observer mission, Alev …

Germany upset over results of Turkish referendum

Germany upset over results of Turkish referendum

63% of German Turks who voted in the referendum supported the constitutional amendments

Kosachev: referendum’s results do not give Erdogan comfort

Kosachev: referendum’s results do not give Erdogan comfort

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ready to give up the idea of European integration, while seeking to strengthen his power, the Chairman of the Russian Federation Council (upper house of parliament) Committee …

EU on results of referendum in Turkey: we take note

EU on results of referendum in Turkey: we take note

European Union take note of the reported results of the referendum in Turkey on the amendments to the Constitution. "We are awaiting the assessment of the OSCE/ODIHR International Observation Mission, also with regard to …

Turkey does not want to join EU after Brexit vote - media

Turkey does not want to join EU after Brexit vote - media

Turkey could turn its back on their 54-year campaign to join the EU after Brexit exposed the weakness of the disintegrating union, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's chief adviser Ilnur Cevik …

Turkey to enter a new phase of strengthened democracy

Turkey to enter a new phase of strengthened democracy

with a yes vote on April 16

 Erdogan intends to bring Europe to account in week

Erdogan intends to bring Europe to account in week

Turkey will soon hold the Europeans to account for their unfair treatment of the country, the Turkish Presidet Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a rally in Izmir promoting a constitutional referendum. "I expect a high …

Understanding Trexit: What Brexit means for Turkey?

Understanding Trexit: What Brexit means for Turkey?

Brexit will throw up many challenges for the UK’s trade with Turkey

Would Turkey#039s EU membership issue be put to referendum?

Would Turkey's EU membership issue be put to referendum?

Turkish authorities discuss whether or not to stop the accession talks

 Ankara urges EU to mind its own business

Ankara urges EU to mind its own business

European Union should not to interfere in a referendum in Turkey expected on April 16 on changing the country's constitution, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said. He added that Europe should "mind its …

Inside the key dynamics of Turkey’s economy: Ankara at the crossroads

Inside the key dynamics of Turkey’s economy: Ankara at the crossroads

Spiking trade with the EU was a key ingredient to the Erdogan boom years

Erdogan vs Germany

Erdogan vs Germany

Professor from Potsdam, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, commented on Turkish President's statements, as well as evaluated Germany's response

Erdogan: we are not enemies with anyone

Erdogan: we are not enemies with anyone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed again the Swiss government over a mass meeting of the members and sympathizers of the PKK terrorist group in capital Bern. “You call the president of the …

Erdogan says Turkey will review EU ties ‘from A to Z’

Erdogan says Turkey will review EU ties ‘from A to Z’

Tensions between Ankara and Brussels have reached a new level

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey may hold a referendum on whether to carry on with negotiations about joining the European Union, Al Jazeera reports. Speaking at a Turkish-Anglo …

Turkey to review its relations with EU after referendum

Turkey to review its relations with EU after referendum

Europe could be faced with a surprise depending on the results of the April 16 referendum in Turkey, the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said. In an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said …

Turkish-German row: win-win situation for politicians

Turkish-German row: win-win situation for politicians

Refusal of Turkish authorities from holding political rallies in Germany will not be the last problem