"EU accession hopes may force Turkey to change law
By George Parker in Brussels
Published: December 29 2005 18:59 | Last updated: December 29 2005 18:59
EU conventionTurkey may have to change a controversial law which makes it an offence to insult “Turkishness”, its foreign minister said, amid growing European Union concern about its impact on freedom of speech.
Abdullah Gul told NTV television: “There may need to be a new law. As a government we’re watching closely how the existing laws are being implemented.”"
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