"Rice supports Turkey�s EU bid
Saturday, May 28 2005 @ 09:02 PM Central Daylight Time
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suggested that an EU exclusion of 'Turkey as a member' could be a �fatal mistake�. Answering a question about the new EU Constitution at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Rice said, �It is important that Turkey is admitted as a member after it has fulfilled the necessary criteria. A conflict between Turkey and the rest of Europe could have unwanted results.�"
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