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Noting Christians' pressures, churches plead Turkey's cause with EU

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    Ecumenical News International News Highlights - 05 October 2005 Noting Christians pressures, churches plead Turkey s cause with EU Warsaw (ENI). The head of
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      Ecumenical News International
      News Highlights - 05 October 2005


      Noting Christians' pressures, churches plead Turkey's cause with EU

      Warsaw (ENI). The head of one of Turkey's largest churches has appealed on
      behalf of local Christians for the country's admission to the European
      Union, after promised membership negotiations came close to cancellation
      amid disputes between EU governments.

      "Turkey's aspiration to join the EU is an opportunity for East-West
      reconciliation," the Armenian Apostolic Patriarch of Constantinople, Mesrob
      II, said in a letter to EU ministers and parliamentarians. [452 words,
      ENI-05-0753]


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