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Turkey’s dark intentions

Turkey’s dark intentions

Christopher Hitchens | April 23, 2009 THE most underreported story of the month must surely be the announcement by French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner that he no longer supports the accession of Turkey as a full member of the European Union. His reasoning was very simple and intelligible, and it has significant implications for the Barack Obama “make nice” school […]

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France Warns FYROM over ‘Name Row’

Even if FYROM meets all the necessary reform requirements, Skopje cannot progress in its EU bid unless the ‘name row’ with Greece is solved, France has warned.   “Without the resolution of the name issue, we cannot move forward, because this issue has to be solved first,” the French Foreign Minister, Bernard Kouchner warned on Monday evening after the European Union […]

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