Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Nobel laureate says EU stalling on Turkey

By Raf Casert, Associated Press| The Independent/UK, Sep 8, 2009

Nobel Peace laureate Martti Ahtisaari has accused the EU of stalling Turkey’s membership negotiations, and said the EU’s reputation as a reliable global partner was at stake.

Ahtisaari said the membership talks, which started in 2005, need to be reinvigorated to show the EU’s commitment to the negotiations in the face of opposition from several member states.

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