The British embassy in Ankara says it’s working to help Turkey join the EU - just weeks after Prime Minister David Cameron ruled out its membership until “about the year 3,000.”
Last month, Cameron reiterated that Turkey joining the EU was not “remotely on the cards,” saying the UK has a veto on any prospective member joining the bloc.
“They applied in 1987. At the current rate of progress, they will probably get round to joining in about the year 3,000, according to the latest forecasts,” Cameron told ITV.
However, the British embassy in Ankara seems to think EU membership is very much on the cards.
If Cameron ruled out Turkey joining the EU, no one told the British embassy in Ankara Watch
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- 11-06-2016 13:04
- 22-06-2016 18:55
As someone who is half-Turkish, they should not be given the right until they fix their attitude towards women, homosexuality and other issues.
- 22-06-2016 18:59
They're not going to, they're just putting up a facade in order for Turkey to continue taking in refugees. There is no way the likes of Poland, Hungary et Al would not veto Turkey.