Germany Cast Doubt Over Turkey EU Chances Amid Standoff

Posted March 20, 2017 5:11 am by Editor

Germany Cast Doubt Over Turkey EU Chances Amid Standoff

(Vatican Radio) Germany’s government has cast doubt on Turkey’s chances of joining the European Union, amid growing tensions with Ankara over human rights and Turkey’s claim that it’s being treated unfairly by countries in western Europe. The comments by the German foreign minister came as an estimated crowd of at least 30,000 Turkish Kurds gathered in the German city of Frankfurt over the weekend to protest against the constitutional reforms sought by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. 

Listen to Stefan Bos’ report: 

Kurdish Turks, many carrying banned symbols and banners sympathetic to Kurdish political groups marched against Erdogan through the streets

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