Monday, September 19, 2005

EU Approves Turkey Declaration, Aiding Plan for Entry Talks

Sept. 19 (Bloomberg) -- European Union governments resolved differences over Turkey's refusal to recognize Cyprus, keeping alive plans to start Turkish membership talks on Oct. 3.

Representatives from the EU's 25 nations approved a common response to Turkey's diplomatic boycott of Cyprus, which joined the bloc last year. The dispute distracted EU attention from a negotiating plan for Turkey that needs the backing of all member nations.

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