Danish fly-on-the-wall film stirs controversy

  • 2003-04-24
  • Slim Allagui
COPENHAGENA Danish television documentary charting three months of behind-the-scenes dealings by European Union leaders kicked up a storm ahead of its broadcast earlier this week.The sharpest controversy surrounds the film's suggestion that German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer privately tried to block Turkey's bid for EU membership, which he publicly claimed to support.Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen agreed to let a camera crew come on board for the last half of his country's six-month EU presidency, culminating with a landmark enlargement summit at which 10 new countries wer...
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