Video – de EU moet de deur voor Turkije open houden

Vandaag, 10 juni 2015, is het voortgangsrapport over Turkije aangenomen door het Europees Parlement. Hieronder de hoofdpunten en mijn boodschap als rapporteur van dit rapport:   Turkey must put its reform process at the centre of domestic policy choices and commit “unequivocally” to democratic rules and principles, which are at the heart of the EU,…

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“Frustration, mistrust and disappointment” – Turkey’s strained ties with Europe

Turkey’s elections on June 7th will be a key test of the country’s democracy and its bid to join the EU. A crackdown on dissent has worried Brussels. The EU’s progress report on Turkey’s reforms notes improvements but accuses Turkey’s government of undermining human rights and press freedoms. Accession talks have been slow-go. Can the…

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