Turkey Has No Place in EU

As part of his campaign leading up to the EU Parliament elections June 7th the former vice prime minister and frontrunner for the conservatives Bendt Bendtsen (cons.) told media that he did not think that Turkey should ever achieve full membership of EU. Instead he would offer Turkey a privileged partnership. He is cited in…… Continue reading Turkey Has No Place in EU

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Showtime for Turkey

In relation to my previous post I want to point out an important issue playing out in the shadow of that conflict. Turkey is trying to gain membership to the EU using among other arguments the claim that, as a member, Turkey would be in a better position to act as a mediator between the…… Continue reading Showtime for Turkey

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