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Turkey hopes to improve relations with several EU states

Turkey hopes to improve relations with several EU states

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes to improve the relations with several European countries, including Germany, in the nearest future, Armenpress.am reported citing Sabah. “Turkey’s relations with …

Cavusoglu: EU reforms still a priority for Turkey

Cavusoglu: EU reforms still a priority for Turkey

The Turkish government will resume the “Reform Action Group” meetings on Aug. 29, after a three-year break, in a sign Ankara is stepping up efforts to revive ties with the EU, Hurriyet Daily News reported. Stressing …

Will Germany provide emergency financial aid to Turkey?

Will Germany provide emergency financial aid to Turkey?

The German government is considering providing emergency financial assistance to Turkey as concerns grow in Berlin that a full-blown economic crisis could destabilize the region, the Wall Street Journal writes. According to German and …

 Cavusoglu: Turkey-EU relations start normalizing

Cavusoglu: Turkey-EU relations start normalizing

Ankara is determined to step up the visa liberalization dialogue with the bloc, as relations between Turkey and the European Union have begun normalizing, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said amid recently …

Turkey to receive 400 million euro on education from EU

Turkey to receive 400 million euro on education from EU

The European Commission has approved a new assistance package worth 400 million euro for the education of Syrian refugees in Turkey, according to the press release of the European Commission. This is the first action adopted following …

Cavusoglu: West unable to accept healthy criticism

Cavusoglu: West unable to accept healthy criticism

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that western countries are unable to accept healthy criticism Cavusoglu noted that at the same time European countries openly criticize Turkey as well as other …

EU continues to help Turkey in overcoming migration crisis

EU continues to help Turkey in overcoming migration crisis

The EU’s General Affairs Council praised Turkey for hosting more than 3.5 million refugees.  The Council described Turkey as a “key partner” and reaffirmed “the importance it attaches to EU relations …

Mogherini: EU committed to full implementation of JCPOA

Mogherini: EU committed to full implementation of JCPOA

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the European Union will remain committed to the continued and full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). …

EU: Ankara must show concrete improvements in rule of law

EU: Ankara must show concrete improvements in rule of law

There should be concrete improvements in the area of rule of law, for the development of EU-Ankara bilateral relations, the spokesperson for EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy said in a statement. "Concrete and lasting …

Bekir Bozdag: Turkey being treated unfairly by EU

Bekir Bozdag: Turkey being treated unfairly by EU

The European Union has not treated Turkey fairly or objectively, Ankara’s government spokesman Bekir Bozdag said, after the top EU official in charge of accession negotiations said Ankara was moving rapidly away from …

A European Turkey

A European Turkey

Turkey hasn't seen signs that the EU will treat Turkey on fair ground after meeting in Varna