European Commissioner Hahn: “Turkey remains EU candidate country”

Turkey remains EU candidate country“, European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said during the EU-Turkey High Level Political Dialogue today in Ankara (Turkey).

“That’s why we apply high standards, especially on rule of law, human rights,” he added.

EU High Representative for Foreign Policy Mogherini stated that “PKK is a terrorist org. Violence and attacks must stop, arms lay down and political process start”.

The participants of the meeting were, for the Turkish side Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ömer Çelik, Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator, and from the EU side, Ms. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission and Mr. Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations.

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