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State of the Union: relations strained between Turkey and EU as Erdogan continues widespread purges

This is the State of the Union, euronews’ weekly round-up of the top stories from across Europe.

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State of the Union: relations strained between Turkey and EU as Erdogan continues widespread purges

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This is the State of the Union, euronews’ weekly round-up of the top stories from across Europe.

In this week’s episode: Erdogan’s authoritarian crackdown threatens relations between Turkey and the European Union, meanwhile Ankara calls for the the extradition of Fethullah Gülen, the US-based cleric it blames for being behind the attempted coup, and Angela Merkel agrees to give the United kingdom more time before begining it’s exit from the EU.