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Turkey EU Membership Talks Progress

A new chapter has opened in Turkey's bid for EU membership, as negotiations for budget contributions began in Brussels. Chapter 33 on financial and budgetary provisions was opened Thursday. Turkey must fulfill 35 chapters for EU membership, but five chapters remain blocked because Ankara refuses to recognize the Republic of Cyprus as a country. The move to continue Ankara's long-stalled bid for membership comes just one week after Britain's decision to exit the European...

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