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No EU membership for Turkey: Danish politicians

Any talk of Turkey joining the EU is moot after the result of the country’s referendum giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan broader powers, say Danish politicians. Via: thelocal.dk 51 percent of Turkish voters accepted the constitutional changes in Sunday’s referendum, although opposition and watchdogs have already questioned the fairness of the vote. Nevertheless, the result of the referendum means in all ...

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EU criticises Turkey but not ready to halt membership talks

European Union foreign ministers on Monday criticised Turkey’s crackdown on alleged supporters of a failed military coup in July but Austria’s call to suspend Ankara’s EU membership bid failed to garner enough backing. As the 28 EU foreign ministers met in Brussels, President Tayyip Erdogan said he was ready to hold a referendum on whether to continue the membership talks ...

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Swedish support for EU membership surges following Brexit

Support for remaining within the European Union has grown in Sweden since Britain’s vote to leave, according to a new poll. A total of 63 per cent of Swedes asked said they would vote to remain if a referendum on Sweden’s EU membership were held today, up from 53 per cent in June, the survey by Swedish pollsters Novus found. Meanwhile, public confidence in ...

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