EU wants to prune Turkey in accession aid

World October 20, 2017 06:00

brussels - EU leaders want the European Commission to 'look critically' for the financial support that Turkey receives in preparation for EU membership. That money might go better to civil society organizations dealing with human rights issues instead of the Turkish government, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said after the first day of the EU summit in Brussels.

During dinner, the 28 at the request of Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed relations with Turkey. According to her, the democratic developments in the country are the wrong way. 'She wants the resources that Ankara receives for political and administrative reforms to meet EU standards are shrunk.

According to Rutte, negotiations are completely silent. 'They are comate and that will not change. 'He said it is good that the committee is looking at whether the money can be used differently,' and that also has an impact on the level. 'However, there is no support for the Dutch proposal to completely close the cash crane, he said.

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