EU Pressures Erdogan on Human Rights, Turkey’s Role in Syria

  • Bloc’s foreign ministers discuss situation since failed coup
  • Democratic principles must be upheld, U.K.’s Johnson says

European Union governments ramped up pressure on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to safeguard human rights in the wake of July’s botched coup as they tried to nudge Turkey to stick to a deal that curbs the flow of migrants and to play a responsible role in Syria.

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