Turkey-EU hold meeting in Istanbul

Turkey’s Cabinet ministers and senior representatives of the EU met Tuesday in Istanbul. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and chief EU negotiator Egemen Bagis led the Turkish delegation. The EU has been represented by foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele, and European Commission (EC) and the EU Council officials.

The ministerial-level political dialogue meeting discussed counter-terrorist measures, the latest constitutional reform efforts, Iran’s nuclear programme, the Israeli raid on a Turkish-led aid flotilla that left nine people dead, and other issues.

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