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Putin Explains Turkey in Four Words: “Turkey is not…”

President Putin doesn’t mince words and tells it like it is. In four words, no less.

With all of the nonsensical European Union (EU) policies being tossed around, which include sanctions on Russia, taxing nearly 80 percent of Scandinavian exports, and agreeing to admit Turkey into the EU– after the EU agreed to pay Turkey $3 billion to deport the Syrian refugees it doesn’t want, and to relocate them elsewhere at the EU’s expense– someone tells it like it is. And, he happens to be a former KGB agent and is now the president of Russia.

When asked in an interview on Russian television about how the Russian government would work with the EU, Putin replied “working with” Turkey wasn’t on the table. Why? Because, he said, what most European leaders won’t say publicly: “Turkey is not Europe.”

And, that four word sentence is implies several important meanings.

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Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a political analyst for Fox News Radio and has appeared on television and radio programs nationwide. She writes about political, cultural, and religious issues in America from the perspective of an evangelical and former communications staffer. She was a communications strategist for four U.S. Senators, one U.S. Congressman, a former New York governor, and several non-profits. She earned her MA in Theology from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland and her BA in Political Science from the University of Maryland. Follow her @bethanyblankley facebook.com/BlankleyBethany/ & BethanyBlankley.com.

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