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Sarkozy: ‘No Place for Turkey in EU, Russia More European’

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Nicolas Sarkozy, former President of France

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 27JAN11 - Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, gestures during the session 'Vision for the G20' at the Annual Meeting 2011 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 27, 2011. Copyright by World Economic Forum swiss-image.ch/Photo by Moritz Hager.


The prospect of Turkey joining the European Union makes no sense, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy said in an interview with iTele TV channel.

“Turkey is in Asia Minor. It’s a great country, a great civilization, but it is also a bridge between Asia and Europe. There is no place for it, this is something I have always said and it makes a lot of sense. Don’t get me wrong: I have nothing against Turks, we need them, they are our NATO allies,” Nicolas Sarkozy said.

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