Brexit to block Turkey’s accession to EU forever, says former CIA analyst (exclusive)
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 28
By Anakhanum Idayatova - Trend:
The Brexit vote almost certainly means that the other countries now in the EU will block Turkey from ever becoming a member, lest migrants from there destabilize their countries and prompt other member states to leave, former analyst of the CIA and the US Department of State, publicist Paul Goble told Trend.
Britons held a referendum June 23 on whether the UK should to stay in the European Union, or leave it. The voting results indicate that the campaign to leave the EU, known as the Brexit, has won with 51.9 percent of the votes.
An association agreement between the EU and Turkey was signed in 1963. Ankara filed an application for the EU membership in 1987, but the negotiations on Ankara's accession to the EU started only in 2005.
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