World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkey expressed its big disappointment about the EU negotiations on Monday.
At the 51st Partnership Council Meeting of Turkey and the EU, Turkey expressed its big disappointment about the speed and scope of the EU negotiations.
A written statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry reminded that Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said during the conference in Brussels that the provision of visa liberalization for Turkish citizens will contribute to the acceleration of the relations with the EU.
In the statement, it was mentioned that an important obstacle for Turkey's membership in the EU was the Cyprus issue and that Davutoglu underlined that these two issues were completley different and added that Turkey and the EU had different views about the additional protocol.
The statement noted that the relation between Turkey and the EU was important and pointed out, "It's important to create a new strategic vision for the relation of Turkey and the EU at a point where the relation gets more important than in previous periods."Last Mod: 28 Mayıs 2013, 09:42