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Serious questions about Turkey’s accession to EU – Fitzgerald

May 1, 2021

There is a serious discussion going on over whether or not Turkey should be allowed to become a member of the European Union.

So says Fine Gael MEP Frances Fitzgerald.

Turkey’s regressive stance on women was highlighted again during a recent trip of the European Commission President to Ankara.

Ursula von der Leyen was relegated to a sofa, while her European Council counterpart, Charles Michel sat on a stately chair next to the Turkish president.

Frances Fitzgerald says the incident raises questions about whether the EU should remain open to Turkey’s membership of the Bloc.

Out words: to day

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