FDP-Chef Christian Lindner has due to the denial of press cards for the Turkey correspondent of the daily mirror, Thomas Seibert, by the Turkish government, a General German travel warning and an immediate halt of the EU accession negotiations required.
Lindner: The Foreign office must take action
"In the handling of the Turkey with German journalists, it shows the ugly face of Islamist presidential dictatorship, which no longer corresponds to our European rules and values," said Lindner to the daily mirror. "The Foreign office must issue, therefore, now a General travel warning."
When President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to call his political opponents already at the airport, could not move, Europeans are free and at ease. "The EU should respond with the immediate stop of the accession negotiations, and also the economic cooperation with Turkey will continue," said Lindner.daily mirror tomorrow location for Free order
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To weakness great Flexibility compared to Erdogan, the democratic Opposition in Turkey. "A real accession is due to the internal developments in Turkey a Farce. However, should there be a return of the Turkish leadership to European values, can we speak about a basis of agreement with the EU – and about free-trade and visa-free travel guarantee.“