Tayyip Erdogan

EU parliament calls for freeze on Turkey’s membership talks

EU parliament calls for freeze on Turkey’s membership talks

  • Forging a common position on Turkey’s long-stalled EU bid, lawmakers voted 370 in favor and 109 against, with 143 abstentions, for an official freeze of the membership process
  • The parliament adopted its stance two days before EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is set to meet Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Brussels to discuss bilateral relations
By Reuters ·