June 24, 2016 / 7:49 PM / 4 years ago

Turkey's Erdogan says EU to face more exits if continues on same path

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan chairs a cabinet meeting in Ankara, Turkey, June 20, 2016. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday the European Union would inevitably face more countries leaving the bloc in the short term if it continues on the same path.

In a speech made after Britain voted to leave the European Union, Erdogan said the bloc was delaying Ankara’s efforts to join due to Islamophobia.

Writing by Daren Butler

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below