Greece asks the suspension of EU-Turkey customs union

Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias during a Foreign affairs ministers council in Brussels. [EPA-EFE/OLIVIER HOSLET]

In a letter to Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi, Greek FM Nikos Dendias said Turkey continues to violate the EU-Turkey customs union by adopting unforeseen tariff, legislative and equivalent measures.

He also stressed that as a message of disapproval for Turkey’s ongoing behavior against the European Union, the possibility of a total suspension of the EU-Turkey customs union should be considered.

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