Brussels talks fail to ease EU-Turkey tensions

Source:Financial Times Date:26Jul2017

The meeting between Federica Mogherini, EU foreign policy chief, Johannes Hahn, European commissioner in charge of Turkey’s stalled EU membership bid, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Turkish foreign minister, and Mr Çelik failed to ease growing tensions that have intensified since Mr Erdogan initiated a sweeping crackdown on the alleged plotters behind last year’s failed military coup in the country.