Saturday, May 28, 2005

Turks in France are Confused too

About 200,000 Turkish descent voters in France will also vote in the European Constitution Referendum tomorrow.

But they are confused as well. The ones who support the constitution, and also the opponents of it defend that their decision is the more advantageous one for Turkey. The referendum criterion for Turks is "Is the constitution good for Turkey's EU membership, or not?" People of Turkish origin are confused because the extreme rightists say "No" in order to refuse Turkey's membership and the conservatives like Nicolas Sarkozy say "Yes" for the same reason. Radical leftists say "Yes" in order to support Turkey. Despite everything, the majority of Turks in France believe that "Yes" will be an advantage for Turkey.

Read the rest of the article on Zaman

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