Why Turkey’s terror law is the ‘Achilles heel’ of the EU-Turkey visa deal

Turkey’s EU minister said he was not hopeful about the prospect of realising a deal with the European Union on granting Turks visa-free access to most of the bloc.

At this stage I would not say we are very hopeful,” EU Affairs Minister Volkan Bozkir told Turkish reporters in televised comments in Brussels following talks with EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn. “This [the Turkish anti-terror law] is the Achilles heel.” (France24)