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Turkish foreign minister says Turkey will eventually gain EU acceptance

Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul said Saturday that once negotiations begin with the EU for Turkey's admission, there will be no stopping the eventual accession of the country into the regional organization.

The European Commission report issued this week recommended that negotiations begin, but warned that talks would be suspended or even terminated if Turkey failed to keep pace with reforms in its legislative, political, and human rights norms. JURIST's Paper Chase has background on Turkey's accession timeline here. Turkish Press has more.

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