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To begin with, I have to stress that this article is not insulting (we never know, some may misunderstand it and think that). What I’ve written here is about derision, not about insults (but there’s “Les guignols de l’info” on the french TV, these puppets have been insulting politicians, sportsmen,…. for years and no one’s… » read more

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A big thank you to Spain

A positive news Congratulations to Spain which I hope will withstand to the pressure of the swindling Mr Sarkozy, who thinks that his personal view regarding Turkey must be shared by all the EU countries. He thinks that he is Louis XIV “Le Roi Soleil” and that France is at the centre of the EU… » read more

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Turkey and the world

Turkey is improving itself each day, because each day there are loads of people who are working hard in order to enable Turkey to be closer to the European Union laws, but that is not much said in the media, both in Turkey and in the EU. Turkey is changing for itself, not for the… » read more

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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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