"Economic Issue If Turkey Joins EU
Thursday 30th December 2004
IN his letter, Derek Halligan makes the case for Turkey's admission to the European Union and, in so doing, attacks my speech in the European Parliament opposing Turkish entry.
Mr Halligan is perfectly entitled to his view. There are valid arguments on both sides, though clearly I believe the arguments against entry to be stronger.
This is not a matter to be decided on sentiment, such as that relied on by Mr Halligan, but on the basis of what is sustainable and right.
For me, three crucial issues arise:"
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