Now Turkey’s entrance into the EU is completely assured. Have the Greeks forgotten their history? From AP, with thanks to David Russell:
Greek political leaders have displayed rare consensus in encouraging Turkey’s EU aspirations, which face a crucial test at a two-day EU summit beginning Dec. 16.
Greek support has self-interest in mind: the belief that the EU carrot would help resolve quarrels such as divided Cyprus, disputed Aegean airspace boundaries and broader rights for the spiritual center of Greek Orthodox Christians in Istanbul.