Thursday, March 17th, 2016

The EU deal with Turkey is fraught with dangers.

Lord Owen writing in The Telegraph, 17 March 2016.

“In many ways, the most pressing geopolitical issue facing Britain (irrespective of whether we vote to leave the EU – and I hope we will) is how we handle Turkey. This week, EU leaders will attempt to ratify a deeply-flawed emergency deal with Ankara in the hope of solving the migrant crisis. As a result of objections from several countries, the deal is already on life support. If I were advising the Prime Minister, I would tell him to let it die……

“The proposed Turkey deal is one more demonstration of the EU’s dangerous short-termism in foreign policy matters – of which the reckless wording of the Ukraine accession agreement has been the most dangerous example, one which risked dragging the EU to war with Russia.”

Read the full article here: Telegraph17.2.16

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