Erdogan speaks about EU membership of Turkiye

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkiye

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# 09 May 2022 12:49 (UTC +04:00)

"It is time for the European Union, which was enstranged from its core values and is influenced by the short-term policies of its member states, to write a new story about the war in Ukraine," said President of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan on May 9 - Europe Day, APA's correspondent in Istanbul reports.

He noted that despite obstacles, Turkey's patience and determination to continue the process of full membership in the EU should be encouraged in a constructive way: "The development of Turkish-EU relations in all fields is in the interests of both sides."