Merkel Against Turkey’s Full Membership into the EU

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has repeatedly stated that she opposes to give Turkey the status of a full-fledged member of the EU, reports.

“I’ve always been against Turkey’s full membership in the European Union, and I continue to adhere to this opinion,” she said.

However, the Chancellor stressed that, according to her, in order to overcome the migration crisis, Europe must continue to maintain a dialogue with Turkey, as the parties’ “need each other.”