EU-Turkey: a heavy-weight chapter opened
Chapter 12 (Food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy) was opened at the Accession Conference with Turkey on 30 June in Brussels. On this occasion, Commissioner Füle stated: "The EU's credibility lies on its continued commitment to negotiations. There should be zero-doubts policy about this commitment. Turkey's credibility lies on the country's commitment to pursue reforms. There should be zero-hesitations policy about these reforms."
More information: link to the press release .