"There is very high probability the European Parliament will vote against granting Turkey a visa-free regime," the source said.
Turkey suspended the European Convention on Human Rights on Thursday after a 1.5-month state of emergency entered into force.
Now violence must completely stop, separation of powers must be ensured, individual rights fully respected #Turkey 2/2— EP President (@EP_President) 16 July 2016
Turkish leaders, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildlirim, have floated the idea of re-introducing the death penalty to punish suspected perpetrators of last week’s aborted government overthrow.
3) Turkey EU migration/visa deal also threatened by death penalty. Very hard to meet terror law visa criteria pic.twitter.com/kq881tdCUL— Alex Barker (@alexebarker) 16 July 2016
Brussels and individual member states’ leaders urged Turkey to adhere to the rule of law and human rights in clamping down on suspected traitors after the July 16 attempted insurrection.