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In Remote Eastern Turkey, Villagers Eye EU Visa Deal With Interest

In the Kurdish village of Goma Seydo, high in the mountains of Turkey’s Erzurum province, life hasn't changed much in centuries. Work revolves around caring for the livestock and shepherding them onto new pastures.  The houses are built of stone or mud brick . Animal dung is piled in heaps around the village, ready to burn on stoves and open fires when the harsh winter sets in.   For the young men of the village, the lure of a new life in Europe is strong.   “Half...

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