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No progress possible on Turkey's EU bid: Macron

File picture of French President Emmanuel Macron. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

AFP Paris, France Jan 05, 2018, 04.08 PM (IST)

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that "no progress is possible" in Turkey's bid to join the European Union after a huge post-coup crackdown and other human rights concerns.

"For relations with the European Union, it is clear that recent developments and choices allow no progress in the process," Macron said at a joint press conference in Paris with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.