The European Parliament has voted to suspend Turkey’s EU membership talks because of the Turkish government’s crackdown since a coup attempt in July.

The MEPs’ non-binding vote has already been dismissed as “worthless” by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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The European Parliament has voted to suspend Turkey’s EU membership talks because of the Turkish government’s crackdown since a coup attempt in July.

The MEPs’ non-binding vote has already been dismissed as “worthless” by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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NATO head Jens Stoltenberg on Monday said Turkey must fully respect the rule of law and democratic freedoms, just like any other alliance member, in the aftermath of a failed military coup.

“Being part of a unique community of values, it is essential for Turkey, like all other allies, to ensure full respect for democracy and its institutions, the constitutional order, the rule of law and fundamental freedoms,” Stoltenberg said in a statement after speaking with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s political life has been shaped by coups for four decades, during which he lost comrades to political violence in the 1970s, saw his party banned after the 1980 military takeover, and was ousted from public office in 1997 because of his Islamist politics.

But Friday’s failed putsch could prove the most consequential for Turkey—handing the longtime leader a mandate to further concentrate his power and overhaul…

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