Erdogan slams EU for not opening the energy chapter

Erdogan slams EU for not opening the energy chapter

October 1, 2010 - 12:35 AMT   GMT
"Those who still have hesitations on opening the energy chapter with Turkey, are actually using this chapter as a threat card, which is absolutely not nice," Turkish Prime Minister said.
Aybars Gorgulu: victory in referendum will be a litmus test for Turkish government's democratic reforms

Aybars Gorgulu: victory in referendum will be a litmus test for Turkish government's democratic reforms

September 13, 2010 - 16:14 AMT   GMT
“The results of referendum on changes to Turkish constitution are not surprising,” the Turkish expert believes.
European Commission: Turkey made a step in the right direction

European Commission: Turkey made a step in the right direction

September 13, 2010 - 14:03 AMT   GMT
“The vote needs to be followed by other much-needed reforms to address the remaining priorities in the area of fundamental rights, such as freedom of expression and freedom of religion,” Stefan Fuele said.
September 12 referendum will fail, should Turkish opposition decide to boycott it

September 12 referendum will fail, should Turkish opposition decide to boycott it

September 2, 2010 - 17:49 AMT   GMT
Zafer Yoruk: the referendum will not resolve the issue of Turkey’s EU bid.
Germany still hopes for Armenia-Turkey Protocols ratification

Germany still hopes for Armenia-Turkey Protocols ratification

August 4, 2010 - 13:04 AMT   GMT
Hans-Jochen Schmidt: Cyprus issue and normalization of Armenia –Turkey ties are priority points in Ankara-Brussels talks on Turkey's EU bid.
German Foreign Minister gives cautious warning Turkey’s not ready to join EU

German Foreign Minister gives cautious warning Turkey’s not ready to join EU

July 27, 2010 - 18:54 AMT   GMT
"If the question had to be decided today, Turkey would not be able to join and the European Union would not be able to incorporate Turkey," Westerwelle stated.
EU to open new negotiating chapter with Turkey June 30

EU to open new negotiating chapter with Turkey June 30

June 14, 2010 - 13:32 AMT   GMT
“The EU has required the adoption of the Food Safety Law to open the negotiation chapter on food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy,” Egemen Bagis said.

Thilo Sarrazin: Immigrants are making Germany 'dumber'

June 12, 2010 - 12:18 AMT   GMT
“I don't have to accept someone who lives off a state they reject, doesn't properly take care of the education of his children-and keeps producing more little girls in headscarves,” Bundesbank board member said.
Turkey’s joining the EU within next 25-30 years highly unlikely

Turkey’s joining the EU within next 25-30 years highly unlikely

May 21, 2010 - 20:04 AMT   GMT
Bernard Guetta: EU enlargement would bring to disorder. The boat is full.