EU-Turkey

    • Turkey urges EU to be an “honest broker” in disputes

      Turkey urges EU to be an “honest broker” in disputes

      The Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday called on the European Union to be an “honest broker” in disputes between Ankara and EU member states France, Greece and Cyprus, news wires reported. He warned that Turkey would be forced to “reciprocate” against any decisions the bloc takes against the country.

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    • Turkey threatens to suspend EU migrant deal due to lack of visa-free travel

      Turkey threatens to suspend EU migrant deal due to lack of visa-free travel

      The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu has threatened that Turkey will suspend the migrant deal reached with the EU in 2016, until the latter decides to grant Turkish passport holders with visa-free access to the Schengen countries. During an interview with a Turkish medium earlier this week, Çavuşoğlu said that the migration agreement would be suspended, only to come into effect again when a visa liberalization agreement is reached with the EU.

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