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EU to consider cuts in funding to EU membership hopeful Turkey

Europe
20.10.2017
By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online    auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  
Brussels (dpa) - Leaders from the European Union asked the bloc‘s executive to come up with proposals on whether and how to cut funding given to Turkey as part of its bid for EU membership, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The EU has committed to paying Turkey 4.45 billion euros (5.27 billion dollars) between 2014 and 2020, as part of accession negotiations.

Austrian chancellor Christian Kern said that the pre-accession funds were meant to help move Turkey closer to European rule-of-law standards.

"This was clearly not successful," Kern said, saying it was time to reconsider the concept.

Talks over an expansion of the customs union between the EU and Turkey will also not proceed, Merkel said, pointing to an "utterly unsatisfactory situation with regards to human rights," in Turkey.

At the same time, Merkel stressed the need to pursue "dialogue" with Turkey.

 

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