By Ali Bey El Abbassi
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In 1543, the Ottoman fleet seemed off the coast of France to bombard and lay siege to the town of great. The operation, less than the command of Admiral Barbarossa, got here in line with a request from François I of France for the help of Sultan Süleyman the extraordinary in France’s fight opposed to Charles V, the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain.
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21 Similarly, five people attacked the Christian publishing company Zirve Yayinevi in Malatya in April 2007, and murdered three workers, one a German citizen. After the Malatya killings, there were other attacks and murder attempts against Christians, including a Catholic priest stabbed in the stomach in an Izmir church. Like the EU, the United States has a large Catholic population. The United States also has a large number of other Christian groups. Attacks on Christians and Catholics do not sit well in Europe or America, and can undermine public sentiment about Turkey.
12 In October 2005, after a prolonged debate over Cyprus’ status and concern by some member states over admitting Turkey altogether, the EU Council agreed to a “Negotiating Framework,” and opened formal accession talks with Turkey. However, the framework language included an understanding that the negotiations would be open-ended, and did not guarantee eventual full membership. This language became a significant rallying point for some European governments, which support a rela tionship with Turkey that falls short of full EU membership.
Attaining EU membership is a long, rigorous, comprehensive pro cess. 6 In 1987, Turkey’s first application for full EU membership was de ferred until 1993 on grounds that the European Commission was not considering new members at the time. Although not technically a rejec- The European Union Helps Extend Democracy in Turkey 43 tion of Turkey, the decision did add Turkey to a list of nations initially turned down for EU membership. In 1995, a Customs Union agreement between the EU and Turkey set the path for deeper integration of Turkey’s economy with Europe’s.