The “helpless” EU wants a fast decision to the crisis and considers Erdogan a savior, but it’s a great illusion, Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten reported.
Nevertheless, recently Merkel has shown her favor toward Ankara. One should also keep in mind that the deal is very beneficial for Erdogan as in addition to the money of European taxpayers, he will receive a bonus – Merkel turning a blind eye to all uncomfortable topics.
Thus, Erdogan would not have to explain why Turkey shot down a Russian jet over Syria, increasing global military tensions. He would not also have to give explanations on his family’s ties with funding terrorists and the journalists who were jailed for reporting on Ankara siding with ISIL.
Full article: Deal Between Merkel, Erdogan Will Be the End of Europe – German Media (Sputnik News)