Every EU country has a veto over Turkey entering the bloc, Remain campaigner Nicola Sturgeon said.
Turkey is a candidate to join the EU. But it’s unlikely to join any time soon.
There are tensions to be resolved over Cyprus before aspects of the negotiation can even be opened, and the EU has concerns over Turkey’s human rights record.
If and when the negotiations finish, Turkey must get approval to join from each existing EU member. Some are opposed to, or planning to hold a referendum on, Turkish membership. Support for membership among the Turkish population has declined since 2010.
Campaigners for remaining in and leaving the EU have clashed in a fiery debate on ITV.
On a night of fierce debate between Remain and Leave campaigners during the ITV referendum debate, which of the claims actually stacked up?
Analysis of ITV's EU referendum debate.