In Istanbul about challenges and vision for Turkey' s EU accession
Brussels (5th June) - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle will visit Istanbul on Thursday and Friday to discuss the accession process of Turkey.
He will meet with Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Egemen Bağış, representatives of civil society including the Taksim Solidarity Platform, and think-tanks. Commissioner Füle will also speak at the conference "Rethinking Global Challenges" about a wider vision for the EU-Turkey relations against the background of the current and future challenges. The conference will be an opportunity to engage in a debate on the medium term future of Turkey and to reflect on lessons learned from events of the last few days.