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Author Topic: USA's insistance to push Turkey into the EU stirs European reactions  (Read 4293 times)
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« on: April 09, 2009, 12:04:01 AM »

After someone convinced US president Obama to attempt to impose Turkey inside the EU, French, German and other European political leaders reacted saying that this is a decision to be taken by the EU itself, and stressed that it's still an open question with many controversies, on which several top EU leaders have expressed their refusal.

At the same time, they made it clear that this has nothing to do with their wish, on many other issues, to work closely with the new US Administration, and to treat Turkey as one among the friendly and important 3rd countries with which EU wishes to have a privileged partnership.

It all looks as if Turkey, who recently opposed Obama's and EU countries' endorsement of Danish PM Anders Rasmussen as new NATO's SG, obliged the American president, in exchange, to push for Ankara's controversial EU demands, provoking a rift to the detriment of euro-atlantic relations, otherwise growing.

But, in Europe, one thing is clear : June EU Elections is the only positive chance for EU Citizens to have a say....
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