No: 54, 14 March 2019, Press Release Regarding The 54th Meeting Of The Turkey-eu Association Council

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 14.03.2019

The 54th Meeting of the Turkey-EU Association Council, the highest decision making body established by the Ankara Agreement, will be held in Brussels on 15 March 2019.

After an interval of almost four years the meeting will be held with the participation of H.E. Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission and Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy.

Turkish and EU sides will meet at an unofficial format before the official session to address foreign policy issues and regional developments. At the Council meeting, with the presence of the representatives of the Member States, parties will exchange views on different aspects of Turkey-EU relations, in particular accession negotiations, political criteria, economic criteria, alignment to EU acquis, visa liberalization dialogue, Customs Union and financial cooperation.

Hakan Çakıl Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 16:00 / Kon. 09:00 - 14:00

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