Skip to comments.Obama Backs Turkey EU Accession [Gets Butt-Kicked by Sarkozy & Merkel: "Its To The EU"]
Posted on 04/05/2009 2:47:13 PM PDT by Steelfish
Obama backs Turkey EU accession
Mr Obama said Western nations should engage with the Muslim world US President Barack Obama has arrived in Turkey on a two-day visit, after giving his support to Ankara's efforts to join the European Union.
He said Turkey's accession to the EU would send an important signal to the Muslim world and firmly anchor the country in Europe.
But French President Nicolas Sarkozy said it was up to the EU itself to decide who joined the bloc.
Correspondents say security is extremely tight for Mr Obama's visit. Snipers and riot police have been deployed and military aircraft are patrolling a no-fly zone over Ankara, AP news agency reported.
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Our Muslim President serving the Islamist cause . . .
Shut the hell up Obama and butt out. He thinks he runs the world now.
Turkey is an important US ally by saying that they should be part of the EU he’s playing to their position and helping keep them on our side. Of course he knows full well that France, Germany and an number of other EU countries will never allow Turkey into the EU.
The Turkish economy doesn’t meet the requirements for admission and they already have a problem with Muslim population growth in Europe. If they let Turkey into the EU they lose control of their boarders and workforces. Also Turkey’s boarders are totally porous to Islamic terrorists giving them a superhighway into the heart of the EU.
The libs always tell us to worry about the “ugly American” image abroad.
Obama “apologizes” for the “mistakes” of America.
Then, Obama visits a Muslim country and tells them that those evil Western European countries should let Turkey join their club?
A bit provincial.
A bit Imperial.
Who the hell does this Sarkozy think he is defying the will of "The One".
This twit had to go.
First bowing on bent knee to the Saudi despot after giving the Queen of England a slap on the back and high five. Now this.
What an embarrassment.
Please, impeach him or remove him from office before he screws up too much more.
This is true. Besides Turkey (like some EU members) is adamantly opposed to any acknowledgment of Europe’s Christian heritage being included in the EU Constitution.
8 years destroying America and kissing up to the world and obamma lamma ding dong will run the U.N by world acclimation.
Not to be deterred, he will offer statehood to Turkey.
It’s a sad day for America when the French President is more Amerian than our own.
Obama you are a traitor and a disgrace to the the office your swore an oath to.
You will never be known as the first BLACK president, but rather the first marXist, islamic facist president. The first US president that the whole world could see through.
Idiot you are.
In reply, the E.U. unanimously voted to back the admission of the provinces of Republic of Mexico as the 51st to the 60th states of the United States of America ..... They then reconvened to back the admission of Uzbekistan as the 61st state.
This is the same Turkey that pulled the rug out from under us when we first invaded Iraq?
Whose side is Obama on?
Too bad we couldn’t have a good first black president
Exactly! Some ally!
Yes it would send a strong signal to the muslim world - the wrong signal.
This, ahhh .... gentleman—yes, that’s it, gentleman—is likely to be the first American president who isn’t, if not already, then at a future moment, the “leader of the free world.”
Obama worries a lot about Muslims, One could almost believe he is one.
hussein obama (or whatever the pos’s name truly is)
Read his book... he is on islam’s side... always.
Exactly. And which even now is sinking into the islamofascist cesspool.
Turkey's chance for salvation has come and gone. From here on out it's all downhill and into the muck.
Quite right. Turkey did not allow the 4th ID to cross in from their land in the effort to topple another Hussein. This president is a damn sell-out. Waiting for his term to end will cause cardiac arrests for many.
The Germans under Schroeder promised Turkey support for EU membership IF they do not allow us access to their territory to open a northern front. The Schroeder government in 2002 picked an anti-war course to salvage the elections and they sabotaged us within NATO, the UN, Europe and in reference Turkey. At every turn, the Germans and French at the time were trying to screw us, putting the lives of American troops at risk and costing the US billions. We already had ships unload and troops on the ground with an agreement in place when the Germans threw EU membership on the table and the Turks backed out of their deal with us.
Of course Schroeder is gone now and the more Conservative Merkel and CDU/CSU/FDP is opposed to this idea.
However, as far as we should be concerned, absolutely! Politically support Turkey entering the EU!
Look at this as payback.
We should support Turkey entering the EU. Otherwise you had them screw us and not reap the seeds they sowed in 2002-2003.
I shake my head over the people that voted for him and the demise out our wonderful country.
We may have to fight to take it back.
There is no threat to him in a Muslim Country — he is one of them from the way it looks.
Obama has the foreign policy of a Miss Universe candidate.
He’s for “world peace”..”nuclear free”...”one world”.
Ain’t that sweet.
Zero is looking more foolisher and foolisher as time goes by.
It appears that the LIBERAL education system is fully functional...it has given us an IDIOT for a president...even though he was born in Kenya!
Mr Obama said Western nations should engage with the Muslim world
The idiot does not even realize that the muslim nations are engaged with the Western Nations.They are engaged in a War to destroy western Civilization.
I bet the European are just now beginning to realize that Obama believes he deserves to dictate to them everything about the EU including when to go to the bathroom (arrogance Bush never had).