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New German Coalition dashes Turkey's hopes of joining EU!

The new center-right ruling coalition of Germany said they are willing to join with France and Italy in their opposition to admitting Turkey into the EU. A huge victory for European conservatives across the continent. The admittance of Turkey into the EU represents one of the leading threats to Europe. Once admitted, millions of Turkish Muslims would flood Europe in a tidal wave not seen since the Turks were defeated at the Siege of Vienna in 1683.

From UK Telegraph

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Free Democrats (FDP) are both hostile to the accession of the overwhelmingly Muslim country of 71 million.

The CDU is against the Turks joining for cultural reasons while the FDP leader, and probable new foreign minister, Guido Westerwelle has said the country’s economy is too far below European standards to integrate comfortably with other members. With almost three million ethnic Turks living in Germany, many as citizens, Germany also fears there would be a flood of immigrants after Turkish accession.

Chancellor Angela Merkell has warned her Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call that Germany foreign policy was under review. An EU meeting to review the Turkish role in the unification of Cyprus in December will represent the first test of the policy.

The Turkish reaction to the German election result has been open dismay. The country’s liberal broadsheet Milliyet summed up the mood in Ankara’s political circles. It said: “Turkey is the loser”.

The mass-market Aksam told Turks to be braced for a change in approach from Europe’s biggest country. It said: “We should expect Merkel to sharpen her opposition to Turkey’s membership.”