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Enlargement 01-11-2007

Demiralp: ‘Turks increasingly distrustful of EU membership process’

Turkish public opinion towards the EU is best described as ‘distrustful’ rather than ‘pessimistic’, Mustafa Oguz Demiralp told EURACTIV Turkey in an interview. He was speaking ahead of the publication of the Commission’s latest annual progress report on Turkey’s accession process, due on 6 November.
EU Priorities 2020 26-10-2007

Boucher: ‘Possible to get citizens interested in EU’

Due to their recommending force, deliberative polls can act as incentives for politicians to take action, says Stephen Boucher from Notre Europe. Such polls could also help to bridge the gap between the EU insitutions and its citizens, and increase acceptance for economic and social reforms, Boucher argues in an interview with EURACTIV.