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Turkeys State Minister for EU Affairs & Chief EU negotiator Egemen Bagis met President of the Dutch Senate Rene Van Der Linden in Istanbul on Saturday.At the meeting, Bagis described Linden as a true friend of Turkey and said Linden had always supported Turkeys EU bid although he was a politician from a country that relatively stood cautious against Turkeys EU membership. He has always given clear support to Turkey on the way to EU and Id like to thank him for this, Bagis said.For his part, Linden said he was in Turkey for two reasons, first to improve relations between the parliaments of Turkey and the Netherlands and second for the 400th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. He also said that Turkey made great economic progress in Europe and added that it would easily be noticed when compared with other European countries.Source: CumhuriyetURL: http://en.cumhuriyet.com/?hn=208694

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