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
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".