Erdogan Says Turkey May Stop EU Bid Over Cypriot Drilling Sanctions

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ANKARA- His anger rising after European Union leaders said they would consider a travel ban and freezing assets of Turkish officials – it wasn’t said if that included him – over his country’s drilling for oil and gas in Cypriot waters, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to pull the plug on long-delayed talks to join the bloc.

Turkey has been negotiating to get into the EU since 2005 in on-again, off-again talks that were set back after he purged civil society, the military and judiciary and began jailing journalists after a failed July...


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Erdogan Says Turkey May Stop EU Bid Over Cypriot Drilling Sanctions


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