Turkey – EU – Q&A – Excerpts from the daily press briefing (04.08.16)


Q - On Wednesday, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern called on the EU to end accession talks with Turkey. What’s your position on this?

A - Jean-Marc Ayrault addressed this topic during the Foreign Affairs Council of July 18 and noted that these talks are aimed at “helping Turkish democrats, those who want their country to modernize and adopt international standards of democracy.”

I refer you to his statements.