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France: EP adopts resolution to end Turkey’s EU membership talks00:28

France: EP adopts resolution to end Turkey’s EU membership talks

France, Strasbourg
November 24, 2016 at 12:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

The European Parliament adopted a non-binding resolution calling for the bloc to stop Turkey’s EU membership talks, in Strasbourg on Thursday.

A total of 479 MEPs of the 751-member legislative body voted for the resolution with 37 votes against, while 107 abstained from voting.

The non-binding vote is expected to add pressure on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following Ankara's crackdown on opponents in the wake of the failed coup attempt in July.

France: EP adopts resolution to end Turkey’s EU membership talks00:28
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The European Parliament adopted a non-binding resolution calling for the bloc to stop Turkey’s EU membership talks, in Strasbourg on Thursday.

A total of 479 MEPs of the 751-member legislative body voted for the resolution with 37 votes against, while 107 abstained from voting.

The non-binding vote is expected to add pressure on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following Ankara's crackdown on opponents in the wake of the failed coup attempt in July.