Turkey and EU

EU tells Turkey to pull migrants back from Greek border

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sought more European support on Monday over the war in Syria and for hosting millions of Syrian refugees, but was told he must first stop encouraging migrants to cross into Greece, Reuters reports. …

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Erdogan to travel to Brussels amid standoff with EU

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to be in Brussels on Monday for a one-day working visit, his office said amid a charged conflict between Turkey and the European Union over migrants and refugees, The New York Times reported. …

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Migrants head west after Turkey opens border

Hundreds of migrants in Turkey started arriving on the borders with Greece and Bulgaria on Friday after a senior Turkish official said Ankara would no longer abide by a 2016 EU deal and stop refugees from reaching Europe. As CNBC …

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Turkey slams French magazine slandering Erdogan

Turkish presidential aide on Thursday slammed Le Point, a French magazine, for its cover branding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan an "eradicator", Anadolu agency reports. "It is clear why they [the French] attack our …

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Erdoğan slams EU for policy against Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Oct. 24 slammed the European Union’s policy against Turkey, saying Turkey can open its own borders “when the time comes,” Hurriyet daily news reports. “The …

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 Cavusoglu on how Ankara takes EU sanctions

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus. "We …

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What caused Turkish-European sanctions war?

European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect Ankara’s determination to pursue energy activities in the region, Turkey's foreign ministry said. …

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EU adopts sanctions against Turkey for drilling off Cyprus

The foreign ministers of the EU countries have approved the imposition of sanctions against Turkey over its geological exploration in the waters of Cyprus, the DPA agency reported, referring to the statement adopted by the European ministers at a …

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Gas sets Cyprus apart

The discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean has complicated attempts to reunify the divided island

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