Turkey-EU membership

Vienna Threatens To Veto Turkey Joining EU

Austria’s increasingly hard-line Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has made it known that unless Turkey reforms on issues of freedom and human rights, Austria will block any European Union membership negotiations. The Foreign Minister announced his intentions to block Turkish membership talks


Turkey To Accept EU Free Travel Delay To Year End

BERLIN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Turkey is now willing to accept the liberalisation of travel visa rules with the European Union by the end of the year instead of October, as previously targeted, the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag said on Sunday, citing senior Turkish government sources.


Turkey Parliament President Wants Islamic Consitution

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of President Tayyip Erdogan may want to end the Turkish separation of Islam and state. One of the key founding elements of modern Turkey as created by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in 1923 was secularism