Erdogan’s advisor: Turkey may suspend EU agreements if “double standards” continue

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In April, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said that “If the European Union does not take the necessary steps, then Turkey will not implement the (refugee) agreement.”

Yigit Bulut, a Turkish journalist and advisor of Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accused the European Union of implementing a “policy of double standards in its talks with Ankara.”


Turkey may suspend all agreement with the European Union if the EU continues its “policy of double standards in its talks with Ankara,” Yigit Bulut, a Turkish journalist and advisor of Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with Turkish broadcaster TRT Haber on Monday.

Bulut is well-known for making controversial comments. In October 2013 he had claimed that “If there were a referendum in Greece today, 51 percent of Greeks would vote to exit the EU and join Turkey.” More...


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