Reuters: EU urges Turkish government to observe supremacy of law, protect human rights and freedoms

Source : 112 Ukraine

Brussels reacts to introduction of emergency rule in Turkey
23:22, 21 July 2016


EU High Representative on Foreign Policy Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn released a joint statement on the issue (Reuters).

‘The EU is concerned about the latest developments since Turkey introduced the emergency rule. The measures in areas of education, judiciary and the media environment are unacceptable’, the document reads.       

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