Visit to Turkey 12-13 July
Commissioner Štefan Fule will visit Turkey on 12-13 July, where he will travel to both Istanbul and Ankara.
The Commissioner is going to Turkey soon after the elections in order to achieve new momentum in EU-Turkey relations, and the accession process, and to offer the Commission's full support for further reforms.
During his visit, the Commissioner will meet the Minister for EU Affairs Mr Egemen Bagis and Foreign Minister Professor Ahmet Davutoglu. He will also meet the Chairman of the opposition CHP party, Kemal Kilicdaroglu.
In addition, Commissioner Füle will meet with the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (Tüsiad), Confederation of Businessmen and Industries of Turkey (Tuskon), members of the Economic and Social Committee, as well as with representatives of universities, think tanks and civil society organisations.