Turkish leadership split spoils the party

May 4, 2016 8:47 PM

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Turkish leadership split spoils the party

Wednesday lunchtime, Brussels. The European Commission gives to Turkey what it's long coveted: a recommendation that Turkish nationals travelling to the EU's Schengen zone should no longer need visas.

It still has to pass the European Parliament and member states but is undoubtedly the biggest achievement for Turkey on its path to EU accession since gaining "candidate status" in 2005.

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