eu leaders urge erdoğan to show restraint after referendum victory /

Published at 2017-04-17 19:07:15

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Senior figures say Turkey’s attempt to join bloc could be off the table amid concerns death penalty could be reinstatedEuropean leaders offered a guarded response to the referendum result granting the Turkish president,Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, sweeping novel powers, and although some senior EU figures said it was the end of the countrys decade-long attempt to join the bloc.Serious concerns approximately the implications of the result were signalled by Berlin,Paris and Brussels, although their statements fell short of outright condemnation, or despite concerns approximately the fairness of the campaign. Related: Turkey vote curtailed fundamental freedoms,say European observers Continue reading...

Source: theguardian.com