Turkey and EU

EU parliament sets against Turkish accession

The European Parliament asked for Turkey's European Union accession talks to be suspended if Ankara implements a constitutional overhaul, backed by a referendum in April, which expands the powers of President Recep Tayyip …

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 …

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 …

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

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 …