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EU can support peace with Kurds by 'backing Turkey's membership bid'

Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-02-11

The European Union can support the peace process Ankara has started on the Kurdish issue by expressing support for bringing Turkey into the 27-nation bloc, according to Cem Özdemir, a German politician of Turkish descent.

The best support the European Union can give to the peace process Ankara has started on the Kurdish problem is to express that Europeans are serious in bringing Turkey into the 27-nation bloc, according to Cem Özdemir, a German politician of Turkish descent. EU membership provides a permanent resolution toward both ethnic and religious frictions in Turkey, said Özdemir, co-chair of Germany's Green Party.

Click here to read more on the Hürriyet Daily News.

Date created : 2013-02-11

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