Germany's Merkel Opposes Continuing Accession Negotiations With Turkey
German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced her opposition to continuing accession negotiations with Turkey.
Merkel stated this during a meeting with deputies from the Christian Democratic Union in the Bundestag.
At the meeting, the chancellor stated that the actions of the Turkish authorities after the coup attempt do not permit moving forward with the opening of new chapters in the negotiations.
Deputies in the European Parliament voted on November 24 on a resolution which called for the of freezing negotiations between Brussels and Ankara due to the lack of proportionality in the reaction of Turkish authorities with respect to the suspected organisers of the coup.
On Tuesday, Turkish President Erdogan stated that his country has not given up its ambition to join the EU but that it has “several other alternatives” if the accession process reaches a deadlock.
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