EU diplomat threatens more sanctions against Turkey
EUROPEAN Union foreign policy chief Joseph Borrell said there might be more EU sanctions against Turkey over its eastern Mediterranean activities, reports Bloomberg News
07 December 2020 - 04:54
EU leaders will be meeting December 10 and 11 to decide whether they'll implement the sanctions against Turkey.
'Certainly we are in a critical moment with our relationship with Turkey. The leaders will have to take a decision,' said Mr Borrell.
Previously, the EU imposed asset freezes and travel bans on two Turkish Petroleum Corp employees because of Turkey's natural gas hunt off Cyprus.
Turkey upset the EU again on October 8 after they opened ghost town, Varosha, in the Turkish-controlled part of Cyprus. The ghost town was abandoned since Turkey's 1974 takeover of Northern Cyprus.
'We are all deeply concerned about developments on the ground,' said Mr Borrell..
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