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Yes Yurkey is not in Europe,but..

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Submitted by Taner Mersin (Turkey), Jul 8, 2013 at 01:07

Dear Mr Pipes, You are right only a small part of Turkey is in Europe but what about Cyprus? İt is completely out of Europe,majority of its people has said "no" to EU but it is a full member now. So what?

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For me, Europe is a civilizational term as well as a geographic one, so I have no problem with Cyprus being considered part of it.

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