The Mediteranean Union MU / Union for the Mediterranean

Linked with Union for Mediterranean: a way to bypass human rights? and with The Med Union, dividing the Middle East and North Africa;

(Countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Spain, Slovenia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey).

The Union for the Mediterranean (French: Union pour la Méditerranée; previously known as Mediterranean Union, French: Union méditerranéenne) is a community of European Union member states and other countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea established on 13 July 2008[2][3] by French President Nicolas Sarkozy. It was proposed by him as an alternative to Turkish membership of the European Union, which would instead form the backbone of the new union,[4] but with the scaling down of plans in March 2008 that idea has been abandoned. When Turkey was offered a guarantee in March 2008 that it would not be an alternative to the EU, Turkey accepted the invitation to participate … (full, long and complex text on wikipedia).

Links:

The Video: Sarkozy in Tunisia, Mediterranean Union & human rights, 4.21 min, added April 30, 2008;

SARKOZY LAUNCHES MEDITERRANEAN UNION TODAY (on Shofar Minsitries), July 13, 2008.

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