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(From Turkish Daily News)
Byline: Mehmet Ali Birand
In the European capitals discussions on giving Turkey a date for the start of accession talks are gradually gaining momentum. Also, there is a growing conviction on their part that they have no choice other than giving Turkey a date for the start of the talks.
Those countries that want to keep Turkey in waiting for some time -- and dissuade it from seeking full membership if possible -- hope that the harmonization with the European Union laws will not be implemented. They also hope that no solution will be found to the Cyprus problem.
If no solution is found in Cyprus by December 2004, especially if Denktas goes on making the kind of speeches he is making these days, there will be a big increase in …