germany99Tassos Symeonides
(RIEAS Academic Adviser)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 10 September 2017

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Re-search Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

“The fact is clear that Turkey should not become a member of the EU... Apart from this, I'll speak to my colleagues to see if we can reach a joint position on this so that we can end these accession talks.”
Angela Merkel

And so it came to pass. Mrs. Merkel, once a fervent supporter of bringing Turkey into the EU, abruptly announced it is high time the European bloc drops Turkey from its list of potential candidates....Read more