Austria wants to discuss sanctions against Turkey at EU summit
At the next European summit, Austria wants to speak openly about sanctions against Ankara, including the possibility to break off accession talks with Turkey.
Austria’s EU Minister Karoline Edtstadler said that her country wants to speak openly about sanctions against Ankara, including the possibility to break off accession talks with Turkey at the next European summit.
The summit was to take place on 24 and 25 September, but because of the coronavirus emergency, the President of the European Council Charles Michel, announced that it has been postponed to 2 October.
Edtstadler said: “There are a number of issues we want to address at the next summit. We must also clarify how we as the EU will continue to deal with China and Turkey. Austria advocates discussing all options and breaking off the accession talks with Turkey.”