Turkey sends EU mixed message on migration - EUobserver

"Turkey remains committed" to the migration agreement with the EU, its minister of EU affairs told foreign ministers. (Photo: eu2016sk/Flickr). By Eric Maurice. Bratislava, 4. Sep 2016, 08:58. Turkey reassured the EU on Saturday (3 September) that it ...and more »

EU, Turkey test waters for rapprochement after failed coup - Reuters

Pro-Turkish protestors wearing Turkish flags take part in a demonstration in Hamburg, April 10, 2016. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer. 1/3. left. right. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier speaks during the informal OSCE Foreign Minister's meeting in ...and more »

European foreign ministers push to calm tensions with Turkey - Financial Times

European foreign ministers meeting in Bratislava will push to calm tensions with the Turkish government over military and civil service purge after the failed military coup in July. Turkey's post-coup crackdown was heavily criticised in Europe, leading ...and more »

Turkey renews commitment to contain migrant flow to Europe - Financial Times

Turkey has renewed its commitment to an EU deal to curtail the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean as the country's chief negotiator with Brussels rebuked Europe for its response to the failed coup in July. Sample the FT's top stories for a week.and more »

Turkey Vows To Uphold Migration Deal With EU - Voice of America

Easing EU fears, a senior Turkish official on Saturday said his country would fully implement its part of a deal meant to keep migrants from Europe's shores even if the European Union refuses to abolish visas for Turkish citizens. But he warned that ...and more »

Doorstep by Federica Mogherini upon arrival at the Informal Meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Gymnich) - EU News

Good morning. First of all let me say that is very important not only for me but I think for all the Ministers to be here in Bratislava. We understand very well how critical, crucial this moment is for the European Union and how important is the Slovak ...and more »

Turkey To Accept EU Free Travel Delay To Year End - Breitbart News

BERLIN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Turkey is now willing to accept the liberalisation of travel visa rules with the European Union by the end of the year instead of October, as previously targeted, the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag said on Sunday, citing ...and more »

EU Ministers Seek to Steady Ties With Turkey - Wall Street Journal

European foreign ministers sought to stabilize ties with Turkey on Friday, with some officials acknowledging the bloc's criticism of Turkey's response to July's failed military coup had damaged ties. Still, ahead of a series of high-level discussions ...and more »

Turkey Says No Future Migration Help Without EU Visa-Free Deal - Bloomberg

Turkey won't take part in any future plan to stop migrants entering the European Union unless the bloc gives visa-free access to Turkish citizens, the country's EU affairs minister said. Turkey will continue to implement the current migration ...and more »

EU-Turkey Talks Dial Down Risk to Migration Deal - Wall Street Journal

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia—Turkey on Saturday withdrew its threat to exit from its migration deal with the European Union if the bloc doesn't speedily approve visa-free access for Turkish citizens to the bloc, as the two sides sought to ease sharp tensions ...and more »