Europe is panicking Erdogan

The Turkish president was critical of how European countries dealt with the Ukrainian refugee crisis

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed on Sunday that the EU and other European member states are in a “panic” over the influx of refugees from Ukraine.

“Turkey has managed illegal immigrants from Syria for 11 years, but panic has occurred in Europe as a result of the crisis in Ukraine and Russia,” Eldoan said in front of party supporters in the town of Kizirkahamam. Said. The head of state of Turkey continued to express his hope that “the world will get out of the crisis it is experiencing as soon as possible.”

Nearly 14 million Ukrainians have been banished, according to a report released Friday by Ukrainian Assistant Secretary-General and UN Crisis Coordinator Amin Awad since Russia attacked Ukraine in late February. It is believed that 6 million of these people have fled to neighboring countries.

EU member states such as Poland, Romania and Hungary are one of the top destinations for Ukrainian refugees, in addition to Russia.

Apart from the immigration issue caused by the Ukrainian conflict, Prime Minister Erdogan also touched on NATO’s Swedish and Finnish applications filed in mid-May because of the perceived threat from Russia. ..

The Turkish president has revealed that Ankara will continue to prevent these two countries from joining the army until “until. [its] Meet expectations. “

Turkey’s opposition has effectively withheld the hopes of the two Nordic countries to join in the near future, as new member states require unanimous consent from all 30 NATO members to join the alliance. ..

Ankara claims to lift the blockade only if it ceases to contain people associated with Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant groups and other Kurdish organizations that Ankara considers to be terrorists.

Another major bone of the controversy is the 2019 decision by Stockholm and Helsinki to ban the sale of weapons to Turkey following the military invasion of Ankara against Kurdish militants in northern Syria. Turkey demands that it be lifted.

“The system that the West has built to protect its security and welfare is collapsing,” Erdogan said in a speech on Sunday. He called for a major reform of the UN Security Council, saying “the earth is bigger than these five countries.” The Turkish president also said there are signs that Western nations will eventually adopt the proposal that Ankara has made “for years” in this regard.

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