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Erdogan Vows to Strengthen Rule of Law in Turkey to Appease EU

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised on Tuesday to improve his country's human rights record, ahead of a key European Union assessment of relations with Ankara.
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Erdogan outlines legal reforms, vows to improve freedom of expression in Turkey ahead of EU membership push

Erdogan outlines legal reforms, vows to improve freedom of expression in Turkey ahead of EU membership push

1 month ago   |   By RT

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged to improve the country's human rights protections and bolster freedom of expression, as he set out a series of sweeping new legal reforms on Tuesday.
The move comes as Turkey is set to have its long-running membership bid for the European Union reassessed later this month, with its human rights record having proved the main barrier to its previous accession attempts.
Under the plans announced on Tuesday, which Erdogan's administration has dubbed the 'Human Rights Action Plan', Turkey will move towards a new civilian constitution over a...
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