The European Union is threatening to impose sanctions on Turkey that include wide-ranging economic measures unless progress is made in the Mediterranean crisis

European Union foreign policy official Josep Borrell warned Turkey on Friday of the possibility of new sanctions, including broad economic measures, unless progress is made towards reducing the level of tension with Greece and Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean.

Borrell said that the foreign ministers of the bloc meeting in Berlin “agreed that in the absence of progress on the part of Turkey, we might draw up a list of more measures” which is expected to be discussed during a summit in Brussels scheduled for September 24th.