Majority of Germans oppose Turkish candidature for the EU

According to a recent poll in Germany, 61% of its citizens opposse Turkish entry in the European Union, whilst a 33% is in favour. The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel seems to be positive for a “Special relationship” between the EU and Turkey and not in a full fledged membership status. Moreover Edmund Stoiber the Bavarian Prime Minister is totally opposed in any membership by Turkey in the European structure.

Nowadays, 2,9 million citizens of Turkish descent live in the German state, which has a total population of 82 million people. They constitute the largest minority in the country.

Source: ZDF

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