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11/22/16

EU Parliament: 'Russians, Americans and Turks' trying to destroy Europe: top MEP

A top European lawmaker warned Tuesday that a "ring of autocrats" was trying to wreck the EU, citing the presidents of Russia and Turkey and their future counterpart Donald Trump.

"It seems to me more and more we are surrounded by autocrats. Putin, Erdogan and then, the first appointments of Mr Trump, worries me also a lot," said Guy Verhofstadt, who is the European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator.

The former Belgian premier added: "What I see today is now Russians and Americans and Turks... working together more and less on European soil to destroy the European model."

Read more: Flash - 'Russians, Americans and Turks' trying to destroy Europe: top MEP - France 24

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