EU accession - Turkey's elite is napping

Published on 11 October 2010 at 15:30

EU accession

Turkey's elite is napping


Since talks began in 2005, Turkey’s EU membership bid has stalled. For Istanbul daily Taraf, the blame is not only due to reluctant EU states, but should also be shared by a Turkish political elite incapable of acting in the interests of its own people.



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