Turkey and EU

EU-Turkey summit to be held in March - media

The European Union and Turkey are expected to hold a summit in late March,  Germany's Die Welt newspaper reported citing diplomatic sources in Brussels. According to the report, the EU intends to improve relations …

Turkey against 'privileged partnership' with EU

Turkey will not accept a "privileged partnership" with the EU, the country's EU Minister Omer Celik has said, Anadolu Agency reports. "If we are offered a privileged partnership, we will not even consider it, and …

Turkey 'agrees to accept' migrant returns from Greece

Greece persuaded Turkey to accept migrant returns from the mainland in order to reduce critical overcrowding in its refugee camps, The New Arab reports. The agreement came during a strained two-day state visit by Turkish President …

Turkey still wants to join EU

Ankara is committed to joining the European Union, as before, the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said at the EU-Turkey Business Dialogue roundtable in Brussels. "We remain committed to joining the EU. …

EU mulls including Turkey on blacklist of tax havens

The European Union may include Turkey on a blacklist of tax havens as soon as next month, in a move that could further strain ties between Ankara and the world’s largest trading bloc, Bloomberg reports. An EU working …