Press Release Regarding The Visit Of H.e. Bert Koenders, Minister Of Foreign Affairs Of Netherlands On Behalf Of The Eu Presidency, Along With Ministers From Slovakia, France And Portugal To Turkey
No: 89, 8 April 2016
H.E. Bert Koenders, Minister of the Foreign Affairs of Netherlands representing the EU Presidency, will pay a visit to Turkey on 9-10 April 2016 with a delegation composed of H.E. Miroslav Lajčák, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia, H.E. Harlem Désir, France's Secretary of State for European Affairs and H.E. Margarida Marques, Portuguese Secretary of State for European Affairs. H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, and H.E. Volkan Bozkır, Minister for EU Affairs, will get together with the guest delegation on 9 April in Istanbul.
At the meeting, the parties will discuss the migration crisis and Turkey-EU relations, particularly the enhanced cooperation since Turkey-EU Summit of 18 March as well as current developments in regional and international affairs.