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      house Committees
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
      Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
      Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats
    IntroducedMarch 21st, 2013

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Official Title

Urging Turkey to respect the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

Summary

Calls on Turkey to: (1) eliminate all forms of discrimination, particularly those based on race or religion, and grant the Ecumenical Patriarch appropriate international recognition and ecclesiastic succession; (2) safeguard religious and human rights; (3) continue the advancement of processes and programs to modernize and democratize its own society; (4) respect international law, European Union laws, and the basic tenets of human rights; and (5) prove that it is ready to meet the criteria set forth by the Copenhagen European Council prior to its accession into the European Union.

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