Find news and articles on the relations between the EU and Turkey. Read news on RT to find stories on the history and development of relations between Turkey and the EU, which were officially established in 1959, and formally in 1963 by signing the Ankara Agreement. Turkey applied to join the EU in April 2017, but hasn’t had any success in becoming a member yet. Moreover, from 2016 the negotiations on Turkey’s accession to the EU were put on hold due to a number of political and economic tensions and disagreements. Follow news and stories on RT on that matter. The EU along with many other Western states has accused Turkey of violating human rights. Don’t miss news on RT.com about the statements of EU politicians and Turkey, especially President Recep Erdogan. President Erdogan has said that Turkey will be seeking a partnership with BRICS countries.