Turkey discusses progress of reform, EU accession

Nothing unusual | AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN

‘sincerity and determination of government demonstrated’

While the police were battling protesters in the streets, Turkey's reform monotiring group met to discuss the EU accession process and the nation's progress.

The meeting was chaired by Egemen Bagis, chief negotiator and minister for EU affairs.

Begis said the reform process was "an indispensable element of our determination for advanced democracy" and was held "on a day when emphasis for “respect for the national will” is felt in our capital, our country and many places in the world."...

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