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Turkey faces opposition for EU membership

A European Union commissioner Wednesday recommended partially suspending membership talks with Turkey to protest Ankara’s continued refusal to open its ports to EU member Cyprus. Turkey’s prime minister called the action “unacceptable.” The recommendation comes at a sensitive moment for Turkey, with attention focused on the country as it hosts a visit by Pope Benedict XVI. On Tuesday, the pontiff expressed support for Turkey’s efforts to join the European Union, moving away from previous opposition. Full Story

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