Turkey

I have to stress right now that this article is not an anti-muslims, anti-jews or anti-christians one. So don’t misunderstand me, I respect the religions. I also like the magical atmosphere created by the Ramadan and Christmas, because these are periods of happiness and share. And let me say that although I’m not religious I… » read more

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Spain and Turkey

Spain’s going to run the next European Union presidency, and its leaders said that they will work hard regarding the negotiations with Turkey. Well before Spain was an EU member, there was a wave of racism objecting to its membership. But Turkey has been experiencing much more animosity (since 2004) than Spain ever had. So… » read more

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Turkey and the European Union

At first let me say that I’m not a pro-AKP, I’m socialist and Keynesian, but I ought to clarify something: the AKP is not islamist, but many call it as islamic. Islamist and islamic are quite different (the word islamic exists in french, does this word exist in english?). In Germany there’s a political party… » read more

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When Cyprus is reunified (or even if it will not), I do hope that Greece and Turkey will cooperate more and share closer ties than they do now. These two countries should give a peace lesson to the European Union. The EU has not done anything to help the Turks and the Greeks to be… » read more

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Cet article a initialement été posté ici La morale selon l’Union Européenne Ria Oomen Ruijten demande à la Turquie de coordonner sa politique étrangère avec celle de l’UE. Mais cette demande sera légitime lorsqu’elle, et l’UE, garantiront que la Turquie sera membre de l’UE à la fin des négociations. Il faut rappeler que certains politiciens… » read more

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In 2004 the turkish Cypriots voted “Yes” for Kofi Annan’s peace plan, whereas the greek Cypriots voted ‘No’, and they voted ‘No’ because the greek Cypriot government of the time made the propanganda of the “No”. Günter Verheugen said that the Greek cypriot government betrayed him, and he said that the European Union should not… » read more

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La Turquie et ses voisins

Cet article a initialement été posté le 30/10/2009 ici La Turquie et ses voisins Lorsque la Turquie a signé des accords importants avec la Russie (concernant des dossiers énergétiques principalement) il y a environ 1 mois, les médias européens n’eurent rien de particulier à signaler, bien que ce fût une surprise. La Turquie continue de… » read more

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Cet article a été initialement publié le 18/10/2009 ici Intervention historique au sommet de Davos Un “incident” a eu lieu au dernier sommet de Davos. Le président israélien Peres a pu parler pendant 25 minutes et élevait sans arrêt la voix (il dit par exemple qu’Israël est pour la paix avec la Palestine!). Alors que… » read more

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Cet article a été publié initialement le 11/10/2009 ici Episode II Le nouveau premier ministre grec Yorgo Papandréou s’est rendu en Turquie juste après son élection. Mr Papandréou et Ismail Cem, ancien ministre des affaires étrangères turques (décédé), étaient des amis très liés, des vrais amis. Mr Papandréou vint pour son enterrement en Turquie, et… » read more

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(Cet article a été crée le 10/09/2009 et le lien est ici. Je vais le traduire en Anglais dès que possible et le publier ici). “Peace at home, peace in the world” Imaginons un bachelier qui entreprend des études universitaires. Son objectif est d’obtenir le Capes, afin d’enseigner donc. Cependant, alors qu’il vient d’avoir son… » read more

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