FT: Turkey’s challenge to Old Europe

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Turkey’s challenge to Old Europe

from FT.com – World, Europe
Ankara no longer sees why it should accept the role of supplicant or cipher. Logic says that Europe has everything to gain and nothing to lose from Turkey’s embrace of modernity, writes Philip Stephens
Bagis: the Turkish negotiator is known in Brussels diplomatic circles for having a sharp tongue (Photo: Turkish foreign ministry)

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Turkish envoy sparks Austria spat

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Turkey’s ambassador to Austria is summoned to the foreign ministry in Vienna for criticising attitudes towards immigrants.

Halt in Turkish-EU ties the worst prospect for Greek Cypriots

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
Disrupting Turkish-EU relations reduces the chances of a permanent settlement in Cyprus and increases the chances of a permanent division of the Island.

Turkey’s top court should change mentality, Euro court judge says

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turkey?s Constitutional Court must adhere more closely to rulings from the European Court of Human Rights if it wants to stop the flow of cases to the Strasbourg-based court, according to a Turkish judge.

US-Britain cooperation on Turkey’s EU bid still vital

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
The close cooperation between the U.S. and Britain has had an important role on Turkey-EU relations.

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