Türkiye is very important partner for EU - High Representative Josep Borrell

Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

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# 29 November 2023 15:17 (UTC +04:00)

Türkiye is a very important partner for the European Union, said Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy as he delivered speech on to the media during the presentation of the report on EU- Türkiye relations, APA reports.

The EU High Representative said that there have been difficulties in EU- Türkiye relations in the past, “there were disagreements between some EU countries and Türkiye in the dynamics on the Eastern Mediterranean sea. This also includes the Cyprus issue. But we had constructive discussions. There are still issues that was left open which we must resolve together,” Josep Borrell said.

He said that the EU is interested in developing mutually beneficial relations with Türkiye. “As I noted, Türkiye is important partner, neighbour, and at the same time don’t forget that, Türkiye a state that has the status of a candidate for EU membership."

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