Turkey, EU to start talks on visa liberalisation

img The EU and Turkey agreed here Wednesday to the launch visa liberalisation dialogue and to sign readmission agreement on December 16 in Ankara.

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told reporters after a meeting with EU commissioners, for home affairs Cecilia Malmstrom and enlargement and neighbourhood policy Stefan Fulle, that this “was a very important step for us in this historic process. ”

On her part, Malmstrom said “this shows the commitment from EU and for Turkey to move ahead on these two very important issues, the signing of the readmission agreement and the opening of the visa liberalisation dialogue which aims to facilitate people to people contact. It will be very beneficial for citizens in EU and Turkey.”

 

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