AKPM, 13 yıllık aradan sonra Türkiye ’deki demokrasi ve özgürlüklerin denetlenmesini kararlaştırdı!
The CoE Assembly (PACE) has voted to re-open the monitoring procedure against #Turkey, closed in 2004: 113 for, 45 against, 12 abstaining.
Turkish democracy placed on damaging watchlist by EU monitors.
Turkey’s chances of joining the EU were seriously jeopardised on Tuesday as the statutory organ of the Council of Europe degraded the country’s state of democracy, placing it under observation – a major criticism of the regression seen in Turkey’s democratic practices during the last few years.
Placing Turkey under monitoring means Europe considers Turkey to be non-compliant with the Copenhagen criteria, the rules on governance, economic standards and human rights that determine if a country is eligible to join the EU.
Ankara condemned the vote as politically motivated. [Full article]
Deciding to re-open the monitoring procedure on Turkey, a staunch defender of contemporary European ideals and values and a founding member of the Council of Europe, under the guidance of malicious circles at the PACE is a disgrace to this organ, which claims to be the cradle of democracy.
Such a decision leaves no choice to Turkey but to reconsider its relations with PACE. (MFA of Turkey)
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