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Don’t Underestimate EU Warnings on Membership Talks, Juncker Tells Turkey

BRUSSELS, Nov 26 – Turkey should heed European Union warnings over halting membership talks and carry out reforms demanded by the bloc, the president of the European Commission said on Saturday in a newspaper interview. Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday’s vote by the European Parliament to suspend talks with Ankara should not be underestimated because, although

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No Brexit Talks For Several Months, EU’s Juncker Concedes

PARIS, July 25 – Britain will need months of preparation before Brexit talks can start, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday, chiding the government in London for not preparing better for the possibility of a ‘Leave’ vote. Juncker, who also confirmed Britain would lose unrestricted access to the internal European Union market if

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EU Will Not Water Down Criteria For Turkish Visa Waiver: Juncker

By Gabriela Baczynska STRASBOURG, April 19  – Turkey must meet all criteria for visa-free travel with Europe, a top European Union official said on Tuesday, after Ankara threatened to walk away from a crucial migration deal with Brussels unless it eased travel rules for Turkish citizens. The EU depends on Turkey for a deal its

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