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Submitted by gerard (United States), Jul 8, 2013 at 10:17

Mr. Pipes, do you think Bulgaria should have been allowed into the EU (given the present issues with corruption, oligarchies, and a general undemocratic culture).

Should Albania be allowed into the EU? They have submitted an application and no one can dispute their europeanness (nor that of the Bosniaks). I don't think Turkey is suitable to join the EU either, but I don't use religion or culture as a grounds for justifying that.

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Other than Turkey's joining the EU, I don't really have views on the topic of EU accession.

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