Opinion It's Time To Break Off EU Membership Talks with Turkey

Turks have voted to give their autocratic president even more power, with few checks and balances. By doing so, they have cast their ballot against the values of the European Union. It's time for the EU to take action by ending membership talks with Turkey.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Feburary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Feburary

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Markus Becker is Brussels correspondent for SPIEGEL ONLINE.