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It seems that so long as a country is a secular democracy, religion should not enter into it.
It shouldn't, but it does.

The nefarious reasons come from the Christian Democrats, the largest party in the European Parliament, being Islamophobic.

As for cooperation between Europe and Turkey, consider NATO, the EuroMediterranean Partnership and the Alliance of Civilisations.

Turkey is in Eurovision, UEFA, NATO and the Council of Europe.

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Sep 26th, 2006 at 12:22:51 PM EST
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