Hungary extends support to Turkey for its EU bid

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Martonyi, said Friday Hungary gave full support to Turkey's European Union membership.

Hungary extends support to Turkey for its EU bid

 

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Janos Martonyi, said Friday Hungary gave full support to Turkey's European Union (EU) membership.

The Turkish Ambassador in Budapest, Hasan Kemal Gur, paid a visit of courtesy to Martonyi on Friday.

Receiving Ambassador Gur, Martonyi said that excellent relations with Turkey would continue during Hungary's rotating EU Presidency in 2011.

In a meeting that lasted close to an hour, Minister Martonyi said that Hungary was the strongest supporter of Turkey's EU membership.

Speaking to the AA after his meeting with Martonyi, Ambassador Gur said that he thanked Martonyi for their support to Turkey's EU membership.

Hungary will assume the rotating EU Presidency at the beginning of 2011. We have begun cultural and political activities so that Turkey gets promoted and understood better in Hungary, Gur also said.

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