"Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul, however, said the French vote would not affect Ankara's plans to begin long-delayed EU entry talks in October.
'This result is something which concerns the French public ... not Turkey,' the state Anatolian news agency quoted Gul as saying. 'The start of negotiations is in our hands... What would prevent Turkey starting EU negotiations is doing things contrary to EU standards or not fulfilling the things it has promised to do,' Gul said."
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