European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has accused Turkey of wanting to blame Europe, not itself, for a breakdown in EU membership talks.
SOT: Jean Claude Junker, European Commission President
“Turkey is moving away from Europe. I believe that Mr Erdogan would like Europe to say that it wants to put an end to the negotiations so he can put responsibility on the European Union and not Turkey.”
Relations between Berlin and Ankara have been growing increasingly frosty, after German citizens were arrested last summer
SOT: German Chancellor, Angela Merkel