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‘Yes’ to death penalty ‘No’ to EU membership, Turkey warned

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European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker warned Turkey that talks on its accession to the EU would be stopped immediately if it reinstated the death penalty.The European Union may suspend the negotiations with Turkey on accession to the EU countries.

According Oxu.Az with reference to Reuters that the due statement came from European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker.According to Juncker, this may happen if a country will restore the death penalty.It should be noted that after the attempted coup in staged in Turkey on July 17, which was committed by the supporters of the terrorist group FETÖ lead by Fethullah Gülen, there are calls for the resumption of the death penalty for the perpetrators of the coup attempt. Turkey abolished the death penalty in 2004 for compliance with EU requirements.
source:News.az

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