CoE formally notifies Turkey of infringement proceedings, Erdoğan says “We don’t recognize EU decisions

I am not sure if he knows the differences between the European institutions. Besides, it is such an irony. All his initial rise to power was connected to his ardent will to join the EU. Times, of course, change…

The Council of Europe has formally notified Turkey of infringement proceedings over a failure to…
Details of the Committee of Ministers resolution concerning Turkey’s failure to release Osman Kavala despite an ECtHR judgment and what is expected from Turkey until the January 19 deadline.
The committee’s vote to initiate an infringement process was based on not legal but political considerations, the Foreign Ministry asserted.
Council of Europe members must vote this week to begin infringement proceedings against Turkey over…
President Erdoğan: “We don’t recognize the decisions taken by the European Union about Kavala, Demirtaş, this or that… This is so simple. We assume that ‘they [decisions] do not exist’. In our eyes, these are null and void.”
President Erdoğan: “We don’t recognize the decisions taken by the European Union about Kavala, Demirtaş, this or that… This is so simple. We assume that ‘they [decisions] do not exist’. In our eyes, these are null and void.”
AHMET DAVUTOĞLU: ‘Someone should remind Erdoğan about the difference between EU and CoE’

Future Party Chair Davutoğlu, also a former AKP politician, has commented on President and AKP Chair Erdoğan’s
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has called on the authorities in Turkey to ensure that jailed politician Selahattin Demirtaş is released from prison immediately in compliance with the ECtHR ruling.

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