Turkey a NATO member, but that means that it also has obligations, French government source says

We should not forget that Turkey is a member of the North Atlantic Alliance, but that also means that it needs to respect the principles of international law, was the answer of a French government source when asked by CNA to comment on where the country fits into the process of identifying threats to Europe in the context of developing the EU’s Strategic Compass.

The government source, who was briefing journalists in the margins of the events concerning the beginning of the French Presidency of the Council of the EU, noted that the question of who is a threat is subjective, and pointed to the approach taken in the current draft of the Strategic Compass which analyses the geopolitical situation.

In particular on Turkey, the same source noted that we should not forget that the country is a member of NATO, and by extension an ally of France and most EU membe

Source: Cyprus News Agency