DAVOS — The EU is abandoning an “open doors” policy and is turning into a “Christian club”, Turkish top official says.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan called these tendencies very dangerous, RFE/RL reported.
Babacan noted that Ankara considers the EU as “a big peace project” and therefore strives to join the organization, but a number of the EU states oppose the initiative.
Turkey has been negotiating on joining the Union since 2005 but it constantly face many obstacles, in particular lack of needed reforms, dispute over the status of North Cyprus, Turkey’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

Armenian and Artsakh Forign Ministers Exchanged Views on Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Process

YEREVAN — On June 25, Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with Foreign…

120 Startups from All Around the World at Sevan Startup Summit

YEREVAN — The fourth annual tent-based “Sevan Startup Summit” has started today…

Russia Expresses Concern Over Robert Kocharian’s Arrest

MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow is “concerned” that…

The Society for Armenian Studies and the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Begin Their Cooperation

On February 26, 2021, the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute (AGMI) announced a call for scholars…