Turkey: President Erdogan speaks to BBC

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Turkey: President Erdogan speaks to BBC

Postby BadgerJelly on July 12th, 2017, 4:56 am 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-40577216

He makes a number of comments about how Turkey is growing impatient with the idea of joining the EU and also he tries to set the record straight about accusations of "lies" about 150 journalists being in Turkish prisons.

"We are loyal to our word," he told the BBC. "If the EU, bluntly says, 'We will not be able to accept Turkey into the EU' this will be comforting for us. We will then initiate our plan B, and C.

"The European Union is not indispensable for us... We are relaxed.
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