EU Accession: Turkey Shows Self-Confidence

Politics ♦ Published: January 4, 2013; 00:06 ♦ (Vindobona)

Turkey puts further pressure on Brussels. Until 2023, Turkey wants to become a EU member country.

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The Turkish government underlines that the reform progress is not comparable with the EU member countries. Turkey´s Minister of European Affairs Egemen Bagis: “No other government in Europe implements more reforms than we do.” Bagis argues that Turkey experiences its “most successful period in its history” while the EU countries are in a severe crisis.

In 2005, the EU…