Italian FM voices support for EU membership

Italian foreign minister Massimo D'Alema expressed Italy's support for Turkey's bid to join the European Union in a meeting with Turkish prime minister Recep Tayip Erdogan late Tuesday in Ankara.

Italian FM voices support for EU membership
Italian foreign minister Massimo D'Alema expressed Italy's support for Turkey's bid to join the European Union in a meeting with Turkish prime minister Recep Tayip Erdogan late Tuesday in Ankara.

"We are here to convey a message to all political forces and most of all to the public opinion: dialogue must continue in view of a possible, if not upcoming, integration of Turkey in Europe," D'Alema said after meeting Erdogan.

On Wednesday, D’Alema is expected to meet president Ahmet Necdet Sezer, parliament speaker Bulent Arinc, foreign minister Abdullah Gul and Deniz Baykal who heads the People’s Republican Party (CHP), the main opposition party in parliament and a member of the Socialist International.
Last Mod: 13 Haziran 2007, 12:15
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