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Turkey uses ‘delaying tactics” for EU protocol, Govt. Spokesman says

12/07/2005 16:14
Turkey is using “delaying tactics” in signing the protocol, which extends its customs union to the 10 new EU member states, Government Spokesman, Kypros Chrisostomides stated on Tuesday.

As the CNA reports, Mr. Chrisostomides said that internal repercussions are not an excuse and do not reflect Turkey’s stance towards the EU if Ankara wants to start fresh accession negotiations on October 3.