"PM: Turkey Might Say No to EU Over Terms
JAMES C. HELICKE
ISTANBUL, Turkey - Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that Turkey will say no to the European Union if the bloc imposes unacceptable conditions on starting membership talks with the mainly Muslim country.
Erdogan's remarks - reported by Turkish media and confirmed by a Turkish official - came during talks with EU ambassadors in the Turkish capital ahead of an EU summit this Thursday and Friday that will decide on whether to start membership talks with Turkey."
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