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The agreement between the European Union and Turkey remains Germany’s top priority in addressing the refugee crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on May 9. Continue Reading »

Kati Piri, the rapporteur for Turkey at the European Parliament, has said she does not believe visa-free travel for Turkish citizens will be realized in the short term as Turkey will not be able to fulfill the remaining criteria by a July deadline, BBC Turkish has reported. Continue Reading »

The Turkish government has warned the European Union that it will cancel its agreements with the bloc on the migration crisis if the bloc fails to keep its word on a deal to provide visa-free travel to Turkish citizens by June. Continue Reading »

Turkey’s minister for European Union Affairs and the chief negotiator with the bloc, Volkan Bozkır, held talks with Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders as the ministers of the bloc were in Amsterdam to attend an EU ministers meeting on April 11-12. Continue Reading »

Not a single refugee has drowned in the Aegean after implementation of the EU-Turkey agreement aimed at stemming the flow of refugees to Europe, a European Union official has said. Continue Reading »

President Erdoğan said the conditions and pledges in the Turkey-EU deal are clear and vowed that Turkey will not implement the deal if the EU does not meet its conditions and pledges Continue Reading »

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will next week inaugurate a new centre for Syrian refugees in the southeastern Turkish city of Kilis built with EU funds, Turkey’s prime minister said on April 5. Continue Reading »

The deal hammered out between Turkey and the European Union to stem the flow of refugees is under severe criticism. Continue Reading »

The history of Turkey’s half a century accession process to the European Union is a compilation of unpredictable turning points. Continue Reading »

Turkey and the European Union apparently reach a deal on refugees under which Ankara will receive 3 billion more euros in aid Continue Reading »

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