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Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Ambassador Volkan Bozkır met with European Commissioners in Brussels

By 01/15/2016April 25th, 2020No Comments

Within the framework of his visit to Brussels, Minister Bozkır held separate meetings with Maros Sefcovic, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union, Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner for Trade and Günther Oettinger, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society.

During Minister Bozkır’s meeting with Maros Sefcovic, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union, the preparations for opening of Chapter – 15 Energy and Turkey-EU High Level Energy Dialogue meeting which will be held on 28-29 January were discussed. Minister Bozkır and Maros Sefcovic also exchanged views on migration crisis, Cyprus problem and major energy projects.

In his meeting with Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner for Trade, Minister Bozkır exchanged views on the revision of Turkey-EU Customs Union, the impacts of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between EU and USA and the importance of the coordination between Customs Union revision and TTIP.

Within the scope of the his meeting with Günther Oettinger, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Turkey-EU joint digital agenda and cooperation opportunities were addressed.

Pointing out the importance of the coordination in the pace of negotiation process, Minister Bozkır underlined the importance of EU Commissioners’ participation in Turkey-EU High Level Economic Dialogue which will be held in March in Turkey during his meeting with EU Commissioners.

Following his meetings with EU Commissioners, Minister Bozkır also gave interviews to the representatives of media in Brussels.

Source: http://www.ab.gov.tr/index.php?p=50170&l=1