Turkey : Candidate state for EU

Q.  Which of the following statements is/are correct about Turkey?

1. Turkey is member of EU.
2. Turkey will receive €3bn and political concessions in return for clamping down on its borders and keeping refugees in the country.

- Published on 01 Dec 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both
d. None

ANSWER: Only 2
- Turkey is not a member of EU. It is a candidate for EU.
- Turkey is the major transit point for refugees trying to enter Europe, which are expected to reach 1.5 million people this year alone.
- Turkey's accession process to the EU bloc would be "re-energised by the deal".

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