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"Erdogan is moving away from Europe": Brussels concerned about Turkey's policy

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In the European Union, they started talking about the growing alienation between European countries and Turkey. One of the main reasons is Recep Erdogan's aggressive foreign policy.


The European Union Commission, which deals with Turkey's accession to this organization, has recently presented its regular annual report. It draws attention to the fact that Ankara is moving further and further from Brussels.

Erdogan is moving further and further away from Europe with his policies.

According to European officials, problems with the protection of human rights, democracy, and the independence of the judiciary have not been resolved. The EU expresses concern about the arrests of opposition figures, the harassment of journalists and public activists. But it is clear that such accusations against the Turkish side are only a pretext masking other, more significant for Brussels, disagreements with Ankara.

First of all, Europe is dissatisfied with the Turkish policy in the Eastern Mediterranean and, especially, Turkey's constant attacks on Cyprus. The territorial dispute over Northern Cyprus has not yet been resolved. Contradictions with Cyprus cannot be considered in isolation from the problems in relations between Turkey and Greece. The two countries, which, by the way, are allies in the North Atlantic Alliance, are in fact fierce enemies. Both Ankara and Athens, arming and modernizing their armies, do not hide the fact that they regard each other as potential adversaries.

At the same time, the EU notes Turkey's significant progress towards solving the migration problem. As we know, migration from Asia to Europe is one of the "sore spots" of the European Union, which Erdogan skillfully presses on. The Turkish president has repeatedly blackmailed European countries by opening the borders for Syrian, Iraqi, Afghan refugees and not preventing them from entering the territory of Greece. From Greece, these flows of migrants and refugees will pour into Eastern, Central and Western Europe. But while Erdogan keeps the situation under control and the European Union is happy with this.

The main enemy of Turkey in the EU, if you do not take into account Greece, can be called France. Paris directly competes with Ankara in Libya, competing for the Mediterranean shelf. In addition, Ankara is very unhappy with the unequivocal support that France is providing to Armenia.

By the way, the war in Nagorno-Karabakh has already become another reason for a number of European countries to accuse Turkey of an aggressive policy. However, Erdogan, apparently, has long tired of hoping for Turkey's accession to the EU. Now he got a taste of the power of the leader of a regional power and seeks to implement his neo-Ottoman project in the adjacent territories. The united Europe, constantly groaning about human rights, in this case is viewed by the Turkish leader only as an annoying hindrance, from which there is more harm than good.



However, Erdogan forgets that modern Turkey is not the Ottoman Empire of the time of Suleiman the Magnificent. Now Ankara in any case has limited resources and many enemies or potential enemies. In fact, Turkey is surrounded on all sides by states hostile to Erdogan's policies: in the south - Syria, a little further - Egypt, although it does not have direct borders with Turkey, but opposes it in Libya and the Eastern Mediterranean; in the west and south-west - Greece and Cyprus, and Serbia and Bulgaria cannot be called Turkey's allies; in the north-east - Armenia, and not far away - Russia; in the east - Iran. France, Italy, Germany and even fellow believers from Saudi Arabia have their claims to Erdogan. So the deterioration of Turkish-European relations will not be fatal for Turkey, but it can throw up unnecessary problems.
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  1. Livonetc
    Livonetc 6 October 2020 13: 32
    -5
    "Turkey is surrounded on all sides by states hostile to Erdogan's policies:"

    Russian and Turkish soldiers participate in joint parties.
    Shaking hands with the officers take off their gloves regardless of the covid.
    We don't have to adore Turkey.
    It is enough to establish constructive interaction with them.
    It turns out, albeit not without reservations.
    In every way it is more constructive than with shallow shaved and french jackets.
    1. halpat
      halpat 6 October 2020 13: 53
      +5
      exactly smile "In ... parties"
      for the Turks are in full support of the thousands of Islamic terrorists in Idlib.
      and the Russians - the Syrian President Assad.
    2. Aerodrome
      Aerodrome 6 October 2020 13: 54
      +8
      Quote: Livonetc
      In every way it is more constructive than with shallow shaved and french jackets.

      but the knife is in the liver, the Turk will stick more quickly than the British or French. yes
      1. Livonetc
        Livonetc 6 October 2020 14: 19
        +3
        Wrong.
        All the main conflicts were founded by our old enemies and rivals, the small-shaven ones.
        And now they do not shit much less than the states.
        Yes, their small British profile sticks out in the Karabakh conflict.
        And not highlighted like, but definitely.
        It is like the level of a bully and godfather of the instigator, who instigates the bully to distract him from his serious criminal acts.
        By proper interaction with Turkey, we must disrupt the plans of the same small-shaven mattress covers and other crap-crappy rubbish as much as possible.
        If we don’t learn, we will continue to get pissed off in geopolitical battles.
      2. ZEMCH
        ZEMCH 6 October 2020 14: 44
        +3
        Quote: Aerodrome
        but the knife is in the liver, the Turk will stick more quickly than the British or French.

        Everything will be stuck, at about the same speed. All military alliances with Western countries were against someone, and not for protection)))
      3. Hypertension
        Hypertension 6 October 2020 20: 40
        0
        Quote: Aerodrome
        but the knife is in the liver, the Turk will stick more quickly than the British or French.

        If only because we have a distance with the British and French, and the Turks, here they are - "partners" at a distance of impact. And the blows were not so long ago in the back.
    3. Thrifty
      Thrifty 6 October 2020 14: 55
      +2
      Erdogad is just a man, whose power is not limited by anyone. ..while. ..
    4. Vladimir_6
      Vladimir_6 6 October 2020 14: 58
      0
      Quote: Livonetc
      Russian and Turkish soldiers participate in joint parties.

      At one time, the Turks carried out "work" with the Kurds. This problem is still frozen. But somehow it must be carried out. This will not be possible without Turkey's participation.
    5. Zaurbek
      Zaurbek 6 October 2020 16: 37
      +1
      And we must always soberly consider who and what gets from such handshakes. Eventually.
  2. Lipchanin
    Lipchanin 6 October 2020 13: 36
    +2
    According to European officials, problems with the protection of human rights, democracy, and the independence of the judiciary have not been resolved.

    But in my opinion the reason is different
    The European Union Commission, which deals with Turkey's accession to this organization,

    Well, for how many years they have been dealing with this issue.
    Tired of the Turks standing near a closed door
    1. dzvero
      dzvero 6 October 2020 14: 01
      +2
      Tired of the Turks standing near a closed door

      The door was ajar, but they were not particularly eager to open and enter. I wanted a statute like that of England (like Brussels is not a decree for us, we ourselves have a mustache), but it didn't break off.
      1. Lipchanin
        Lipchanin 6 October 2020 14: 06
        +1
        Quote: dzvero
        The door was ajar

        Well it's like a glass was half full, or empty
        1. dzvero
          dzvero 6 October 2020 14: 09
          +1
          Kind of ... In general, a soap saga based on "participates, but not included" smile
          1. Lipchanin
            Lipchanin 6 October 2020 14: 12
            +1
            As if here, but in fact there.
            Yes, it seems that they do not want to go there already, without this they are good.
            Seen enough on the inbox
            1. dzvero
              dzvero 6 October 2020 14: 35
              +1
              Seen enough on the inbox

              Not without it. Especially after the boom in the 2010s, any restrictions would be very painful for both agriculture and industry. True, now a particularly fluffy fox creeps up to them, but the EU seems to be against it and looks forward to how it will twist the arms of the Sultan smile
              1. Lipchanin
                Lipchanin 6 October 2020 15: 08
                +1
                Quote: dzvero
                , but already the EU is somehow against it and looks forward to how it will twist the arms of the Sultan

                But the funniest thing will be if tomorrow they accept, after tomorrow the EU will come
                1. dzvero
                  dzvero 6 October 2020 15: 34
                  +1
                  Why immediately and kirdyk? And suffer?
                  Wanguyu that Ukraine will join the EU before Turkey ... The EU does not waste its lace panties in vain. It is said - panties, and on (with) or off (without) ...
                  1. Lipchanin
                    Lipchanin 6 October 2020 16: 30
                    +1
                    Quote: dzvero
                    Why immediately and kirdyk? And suffer?
                    Wanguyu that Ukraine will join the EU before Turkey ... The EU does not waste its lace panties in vain. It is said - panties, and on (with) or off (without) ...

                    And not only the outskirts. You can get there past the Turks and Jrdzhiya
    2. Blacksmith 55
      Blacksmith 55 6 October 2020 14: 15
      +1
      Nobody needs Turkey in the EU, they need a Turkish market.
      Why does Europe need another headache?
      1. Lipchanin
        Lipchanin 6 October 2020 14: 18
        0
        Quote: Blacksmith 55
        No one needs Turkey in the EU

        And then they are offended that Turkey is moving away
  3. kventinasd
    kventinasd 6 October 2020 13: 38
    +4
    Edik with his megalomania is long overdue for a doctor. But who will treat?
    1. bolt
      bolt 6 October 2020 13: 51
      +1
      Quote: kventinasd
      Edik with his megalomania is long overdue for a doctor. But who will treat?


      Yes ... "Well, you have a face, Sharapov ..." With such a face

      ... it's time to see the doctor. But who will treat?
    2. paul3390
      paul3390 6 October 2020 14: 11
      +2
      I wonder why Putin saved him from a coup? Was the alternative much worse?
      1. Roman13579
        Roman13579 6 October 2020 14: 34
        -2
        Or maybe he didn’t save .. this is not the official version ..
        Judging by the fact that Erdogan "swayed our pipe" .. I personally find it difficult to believe that he was pulled out of the grave, and he does so in response ..
      2. g1washntwn
        g1washntwn 6 October 2020 14: 40
        0
        Quote: paul3390
        Was the alternative much worse?

        Probably yes. And SAR with Karabakh would be much hotter today.
      3. Vladimir_6
        Vladimir_6 6 October 2020 16: 20
        0
        Quote: paul3390
        I wonder why Putin saved him from a coup? Was the alternative much worse?

        A companion was needed to resolve issues with the Kurds in Syria. This cannot be resolved without Turkey's participation.
        1. paul3390
          paul3390 6 October 2020 16: 21
          +1
          And how did you decide? Something doesn't look like ..
          1. Vladimir_6
            Vladimir_6 6 October 2020 19: 25
            0
            Quote: paul3390
            And how did you decide? Something doesn't look like ..

            After the US elections. It depends on how it ends.
  4. Egoza
    Egoza 6 October 2020 13: 39
    +1
    the deterioration of Turkish-European relations will not be fatal for Turkey, but it can throw up unnecessary problems.

    Well, the countries that oppose Turkey also have enough of their own problems, however, Turkey can cause more troubles. Will take revenge on the EU for being led by the nose for so long, but never accepted.
  5. ammunition
    ammunition 6 October 2020 13: 43
    +4
    The knot was tied ... like a powerful mine. While Turkey was behaving peacefully, the mine was invisible.
    Now it comes to that. that this mine will explode.
    Iran, Greece, Egypt! .. and events are creeping towards the fact that the Turks will block the straits. And they will not leave Russia any other way out ... except to shandrahnut.
    1. Lipchanin
      Lipchanin 6 October 2020 13: 49
      +1
      Quote: ammunition
      And they will not leave Russia any other way out ... except to shandrahnut.

      So he can not close for Russia
      1. cniza
        cniza 6 October 2020 14: 39
        +2
        Precisely, and so far he will not go directly against Russia, but so far ...
    2. iouris
      iouris 6 October 2020 13: 58
      +1
      Quote: ammunition
      While Turkey has behaved peacefully

      Turkey behaves peacefully: resorts, tomatoes, apartments ...
  6. Fedor Sokolov
    Fedor Sokolov 6 October 2020 13: 44
    +6
    Turks are militant Asians-conquerors and they will never share European values, but perhaps material ones and then in their favor.
    1. iouris
      iouris 6 October 2020 13: 57
      +2
      Quote: Fyodor Sokolov
      Turks are militant Asian conquerors

      Turks are hucksters. Bargaining with them is more expensive.
    2. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 6 October 2020 16: 52
      +2
      Turkey adapted a lot of Europeans to its land,
      including the Slavs. Persecuted in their countries
      for a variety of reasons.
      The only condition was to accept Islam.
      Among these Europeans there were many officers, merchants, diplomats -
      people with education from the upper classes.
      This contributed to the rapid development of Turkey in the 19th and 20th century.
  7. Alien From
    Alien From 6 October 2020 13: 57
    0
    In Brussels, they forgot what the Ottoman Empire is ..., they tried to pay off with money ... naive ...
  8. APASUS
    APASUS 6 October 2020 13: 57
    +2
    Turkey will become a powerful power or it will perish. Too big an onslaught from Erdogan, the country's economy may not pull so many military ambitions!
  9. the finish
    the finish 6 October 2020 13: 58
    +4
    Turkey does not want to liberate Cyprus as guardian of Azerbaijan's rights to Karabakh?
  10. the finish
    the finish 6 October 2020 14: 02
    +7
    A diplomatic source told the details of Iran's plan to resolve the Karabakh conflict.
    Tehran proposes to transfer 6 regions to Azerbaijan, which are now a security zone, and in exchange for this Baku should recognize the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh. There will remain one region connecting them between Armenia and Karabakh.
    1. paul3390
      paul3390 6 October 2020 14: 15
      +2
      A sensible idea, but dangerous for Armenia. Who said that Azerbaijan will keep its word and will not start all over again in a couple of years? And the thread connecting with Armenia will already be a thin one .. Here we need confident guarantees. Let's say - our bases are in Karabakh ..
      1. the finish
        the finish 6 October 2020 14: 22
        +1
        So they want to send peacekeepers on the line of contact. Really what? And international guarantees (non-guarantees). Well, it's okay to strengthen and rearm the army! So the Madrid principles are the same practically only there is no specific date for the referendum. Armenia is not against the liberation of the zone, it only says write down the date of the referendum and guarantees. And it is just that Azerbaijan simply sees its maximalistic answers to the maximalistic demands of Azerbaijan.
  11. alexmach
    alexmach 6 October 2020 14: 07
    -1
    The EU talks about the growing alienation between European countries and Turkey

    What's again? And who is to blame for you? Didn't you push yourself away?
  12. rocket757
    rocket757 6 October 2020 14: 09
    +1
    Oh maladtsa! And sho, they thought that he would endlessly listen to their tales about the entry of the gayrosoyuz ???
    In short, that enemy has grown! Which will be difficult to curb.
    1. cniza
      cniza 6 October 2020 14: 37
      +2
      And Europe itself helped to raise him, however, like Hitler in his time.
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 6 October 2020 14: 43
        +1
        The Fuhrer in general was raised by the "whole world", capitalist!
        Did not help!!!
        1. cniza
          cniza 6 October 2020 14: 46
          +2
          And Erdogan awaits the same fate, only he will have time to do a lot ...
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 6 October 2020 15: 37
            +1
            The "Sultan" has a narrower and thinner wishlist region! Although rich, rich in hydrocarbons!
            1. cniza
              cniza 6 October 2020 15: 45
              +2
              Yes, and he bets on them, and he will start nasty things to us first ...
              1. rocket757
                rocket757 6 October 2020 15: 49
                +1
                And we are his political enemies, enemies in mentality and so on, so on! So it has been customary since ancient times.
                The Turk calmed down only after our Cossacks kicked his horns, nothing else.
                1. cniza
                  cniza 6 October 2020 15: 50
                  +2
                  Quote: rocket757

                  The Turk calmed down only after our Cossacks kicked his horns, nothing else.


                  And then for a while while the back itches after a flogging, well, or what is below the back ...
                  1. rocket757
                    rocket757 6 October 2020 15: 56
                    +1
                    "Sultan" to see the horns have grown .... now it climbs, begs for .....
                    1. cniza
                      cniza 6 October 2020 16: 05
                      +2
                      I suspect that the mania was caught by a two-sided and greatness, and persecution, and this has not ended well for anyone.
                      1. rocket757
                        rocket757 6 October 2020 16: 42
                        +1
                        It happens. He, of course, cleaned up the opposition and he has support from society, BUT, from the bag, but from the prison ... just one big jamb! Funny temperament, wishlist, not so far.
                      2. cniza
                        cniza 6 October 2020 18: 21
                        +2
                        There are many well-wishers around him who are just waiting to pin him down ...
                      3. rocket757
                        rocket757 6 October 2020 18: 51
                        +1
                        There are, there are. "Sultan" balancing on the border a little more than half of the voters and a big jamb will not forgive him, they will not miss their own!
                        True to us from that nothing good! His opponents are definitely after the minke whales!
                      4. cniza
                        cniza 6 October 2020 18: 57
                        +2
                        Quote: rocket757

                        True to us from that nothing good! His opponents are definitely after the minke whales!


                        And only the followers of minke whales, but also Israel is playing its own game ...
                      5. rocket757
                        rocket757 6 October 2020 19: 05
                        +1
                        For Israel to stir up everywhere and everywhere, it's like breathing, but the problem of survival! He does not need strong, united neighbors.
                      6. cniza
                        cniza 6 October 2020 20: 56
                        +2
                        Yes, but they have deeds in Karabakh too, I understand that this is a long one, if only they do not flirt ...
                      7. rocket757
                        rocket757 6 October 2020 21: 09
                        +1
                        Karabakh ... it is doubtful, it will simply accept the gesheft on the supply of equipment for both sides. This is practically the norm.
  • the finish
    the finish 6 October 2020 14: 16
    +1
    Head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation Naryshkin: "Jebhat An-Nusra" militants are fighting in Karabakh
    Militants from terrorist organizations rushed to the conflict zone in Nagorno-Karabakh, said the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Naryshkin, TASS reports.
    According to him, Jabhat An-Nusra militants are being deployed to Karabakh.
    He is sure that Karabakh runs the risk of becoming a new springboard for terrorist groups, there is a risk of militants getting into the territory of the Russian Federation from there.
    Russia’s view of the events in Karabakh is slowly changing!
    1. Roman13579
      Roman13579 6 October 2020 14: 43
      0
      Russia’s view of the events in Karabakh is slowly changing!


      Or events are lined up according to the formed views.
  • pytar
    pytar 6 October 2020 14: 17
    +4
    Erdogan is on the road of Hitler! First, a lot of dirty tricks, and then Turkey will get rid of it in full!
    1. stalkerwalker
      stalkerwalker 6 October 2020 14: 21
      +1
      Quote: pytar
      Erdogan is on the road of Hitler! First, a lot of dirty tricks, and then Turkey will get rid of it in full!

      Good analogy ...
      It should be remembered what was left of Europe and the USSR after Hitler was "ogreb". And who was "in the black" ...
      1. Gado
        Gado 6 October 2020 14: 36
        +1
        It is clear who remained in the black, although the story moves in a spiral. And Erdogan's ambitions are big, and on this he will have a bummer, I hope. Time will tell.
      2. pytar
        pytar 6 October 2020 18: 59
        +2
        Good analogy ...

        And not accidental! Here's a look at the photo! The external resemblance is striking! Especially eyes! The same tied, bulging eyes! That would be the same person looking at you! You start to think that reincarnation exists!


        But external similarity is not all! Incredibly, there are 10 more historical facts that will interest and confuse!
        10 incredible historical proofs that Erdogan is the Hitler of the 21st century
        1. The correct pronunciation of the surname of the President of Turkey is Recep Erdoan, without the letter G. The name of the odious German ruler also contained 6 letters in the first name, and 7 in the surname (Adolf Hitler).
        2. Both were born in cities that also have the same number of letters (Istanbul - Braunau)
        3. Both, after flirting with Europe, filled it with refugees (Germany - Gypsies, Jews, Turkey - Arabs, Persians)
        4. Both Hitler and Erdogan have the origin of the persecuted peoples, the German had Jewish blood, Erdogan had Armenian blood.
        5. The flag of Turkey and Germany under Hitler have the same colors (Red-white-black), on the flag of Turkey, black on the edging of the elements.
        6. Both are active speakers using gestural elements.
        7. Both Hitler and Erdogan began their wars 6 years after the beginning of their reign (1933, 2014).
        8. The similarity of the first and last names of the wives. It is known that Eva Braun was Hitler's wife, but few people in Russia know the name of the wife of the President of Turkey. Emine Gulbaran. Gul - in eastern surnames, similar to Der in Dutch. Aside from this prefix, Eva Braun = Emine Baran seems to be right?
        9. Both were born into families with modest budgets.
        10. Both the President of Turkey and the Reichsfuehrer have 9 children with grandchildren.

        It should be remembered what was left of Europe and the USSR after Hitler was "ogreb". And who was "in the black" ...

        If the previous coincidences can be considered an accident, then there is a direct analogy!
        1. The Anglo-Saxons helped Hitler first! They pumped Germany up with steroids, preparing her as a battering ram against the Soviet Union!
        1. To Erdogan, too, investments flowed like a river and the West helped Turkey create a powerful military economy! Half a century Turkey iglar the role of a battering ram against the USSR, the front photo post to the West!
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        2. The West forgave Hitler a lot! They paid no attention, neither to annexations, nor to repressions! After all, Hitler was their future weapon against the USSR!
        2. The West has forgiven and forgives Erdogan a lot! He carries out annexations and repressions, and the West pretends not to notice! Turkey is still viewed as a fortpost for the West against Russia!
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        3. At one point, the strengthened Hitler escaped from the control of his sponsors! I started my own game against them!
        3. We observe the same with Erdogan! He got out of control of the West, they don't know what to do with him ?!
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        4. In one short period, Hitler flirted with Stalin on the spot ... He pretended that Germany and the USSR could get along and even decide together what would happen in the world!
        4. The same is with Erdogan with GDP! There is no doubt that Erdogan is simply exploiting situations! And besides, he periodically probes the reaction of Russia!
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        5... Hitler professed and pursued an urtranationalist policy! The ideology of German Nazism is extremely right-wing and is similar to a religious sect!
        5. Erdogan professes Ottomanism, Pan-Turkism and Pan-Islamism! An ideological compote of ultra nationalist tenets! The ideological similarity is obvious!
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        6. Nazi Germany committed monstrous crimes, shed rivers of blood ...
        6. The Ottoman Empire has done the same in the past! Genocides, extermination, are not new to her ...
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        7.Hitlerist Germany attacked the USSR ... She finished poorly, but managed to destroy 27 million Soviet people ...
        7.Erdogan's Turkey ... waiting ...

        Should everyone think about it, is not history repeating itself, already in a new version?
        1. stalkerwalker
          stalkerwalker 6 October 2020 19: 05
          +1
          Quote: pytar

          Everyone should think about whether history repeats itself, already in a new version

          Who can argue ..
          In October 1938, hardly anyone suspected what the indulgence given to the leader of the German people would turn out ...
          hi
  • askort154
    askort154 6 October 2020 14: 33
    +3
    Now he got a taste of the power of the leader of a regional power and seeks to implement his neo-Ottoman project in the adjacent territories.

    This is Erdogan's problem. With every step he takes, he is convinced of his impunity, and this pushes him even more towards his goal.
    Shot down a Russian plane (of a nuclear power) - "like water off a duck's back." Instead of punishment, he received - a gas pipeline, S-400 and again tourists.
    Bombed the Kurds on the territory of Iraq - no one pulled it.
    Openly traded Ishilov oil - all were "blind".
    Brazenly climbed into Syria - Russia began to help him drive the Kurds.
    Climbed into Libya - Europe frowned at first, then turned away.
    With Greeks and Cypriots - as with "half-whips".
    In Germany, he has such a diaspora that really influences the elections of the chancellor and from Merkel - "twists the rope."
    He openly stated - I will not give offense to Azeibarjan.
    Openly begins to spread its influence over the post-Soviet Turkic-speaking states.
    He was convinced that no one is going to stop him, and this gives him even more impudence, and the shine of the Sultan's robe, he now sees even at night.
  • cniza
    cniza 6 October 2020 14: 36
    +1
    Now Ankara in any case has limited resources and many enemies or potential enemies.


    Then what is he counting on? There is only one option - to seize the resources of other countries, and he goes this way.
  • Daniil Konovalenko
    Daniil Konovalenko 6 October 2020 14: 37
    +2
    laughing Turkey, if memory serves, is accepted for 20 years, if not more, and cannot be accepted. The EU constantly found reasons, well, but in the current situation, there is no need to look for reasons ...
    1. cniza
      cniza 6 October 2020 15: 53
      +1
      Everything is much more dramatic lol

      The country formally applied for membership on April 14, 1987, but it took 12 years to achieve candidate status at the 1999 Helsinki summit. Following the summit in Brussels on December 17, 2004 (following a major enlargement in 2004), the European Council announced the official date for the start of negotiations on Turkey's accession on October 3, 2005. The legislative review process began on October 20, 2005 and ended on October 18, 2006.
    2. Keyser soze
      Keyser soze 6 October 2020 16: 07
      +1
      Turkey, if memory serves, takes 20 years,


      The Turks applied for admission to the EU in 1959 ... laughing
      And the EU stopped negotiations on acceptance a few years ago - a turn from the gate. laughing
      The only question is when they will be thrown out of NATO. And when thrown out of occupied Constantinople, of course ...
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  • NF68
    NF68 6 October 2020 16: 00
    +1
    East is East. Not surprisingly, Turkey is at odds with the West on many issues.
  • ACCUSED
    ACCUSED 6 October 2020 20: 19
    +1
    Erdogan must be contained, or a new Hitler will grow up!
    1. iouris
      iouris 7 October 2020 13: 42
      -2
      Erdogan has already grown up. Erdogan is not forever. And no need to shaggy Hitler. The "Englishwoman" is behind the Turks. A wounded beast is doubly dangerous. Victory means withdrawing Turkey from NATO and not giving up the Caucasus and Central Asia to the Turks and the British. Russia is a very passable country. In addition, the new generation, raised by Hollywood, wants to "drive on capacities." Defeat here and in Belarus is likely to mean the end of "Putin's eternal state." Happy birthday, Vladimir Vladimirovich!