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EU/Turkey

Reinfeldt: Kurd Party Ban 'Not Good'

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has criticized banning of the Turkish Kurd party DTP by the country’s Constitutional Court. On Swedish television the acting head of the EU presidency said that this was not good. On the other hand it should be noted that the Turkish government is making important efforts to strengthen human rights, Reinfeldt said.

Commenting on Turkey’s wish to obtain EU membership Reinfeldt said that as a reformed country Turkey could be a valuable asset to the European Union and the whole world.    

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