Non lo si può certo considerare un trionfo ma alla fine Recep Tayyip Erdogan ha vinto. I “Sì” al referendum costituzionale sul presidenzialismo in Turchia sono stati il 51,22% contro il 48,7 dei “No”. In pratica i favorevoli sono stati 24 milioni 325 mila, i ‘no’ 23 milioni 170 mila.
The Turkish government has announced close to 5,000 public workers have been stripped of their jobs.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed the PKK Kurdistan Workers Party for a car bomb attack that killed at least 13 people in the centre of the country. In a statement in the Turkish press, he said the “separatist terrorist organisation” was responsible for the attack, this being the title he frequently affords the PKK.
Turkey’s President Erdogan has wasted no time in reacting fiercely to what he sees as another snub to Turkey by the European Union, whose parliament voted on Thursday to suspend EU membership talks.
Turkey’s first steps towards accession to Europe go back more than 50 years, when Ankara asked for an association agreement with the European Economic Community. Negotiations officially began in 2005.
The European Parliament’s upcoming vote on whether or not to halt EU membership talks with Turkey has “no value” in Turkish eyes, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
A Turkish-backed incursion Syria has liberated a vast swath of land from terrorists, according to Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Prima visita ad Ankara di un esponente dell’Unione europea dopo il fallito golpe e la successiva repressione degli oppositori. Il presidente del parlamento europeo Martin Schulz ha riaperto il discorso con le autorità turche sull’accordo per il respingimento dei profughi. Ma per portarlo avanti, Ankara chiede il libero accesso dei cittadini turchi in Europa.