Head of EU delegation in Ankara praises Turkey
Head of EU Delegation in Ankara Jean-Maurice Ripert, who chaired the EU-Turkey Conference of Journalists event in Istanbul yesterday, said that a critical process disappointing the two sides about Turkey’s full EU membership has been experienced for the last two and a half years, but this stage would be tackled thanks to concrete steps recently taken by the two sides.
Touching on common sharing by Turkey and the EU in such fields as trade, investment, cultural exchange, financial support and foreign politics, Ripert said that there was no need to convince the EU on the important role to be played by Turkey in the future. “Turkey is a G20 member with an active and dynamic economy which plays a developing role in global management,” Ripert added.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013