Yet no state has been able to secede since the American Civil War, although it is possible in theory. In 1878 the Supreme Court ruled that no state can secede unless it revolts, or all other states agree. But even if one of these conditions is fulfilled, all states are perpetually contracted to the United States, meaning that there is actually no legal way to leave.
Turkey has made over the past 15 years genuine progress, not funded by any other nation or union. And this is what is getting the European's goat. Turkey does not need Europe.