British Foreign Secretary says Turkey is a global actor
British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs David Miliband, who is in the Turkish capital for talks, said Thursday Turkey was a global actor, Anadolu Agency reported.
At a news conference with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Miliband said Turkey and Britain had efforts to resolve problems in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Asked about British government's stance over the incident of 1915, Miliband said his government's stance remained the same, adding that Britain strongly supported Turkish policies.
He also said Turkey's EU perspective was full membership. He said Turkey's membership would be a significant symbol as EU was a union of values.
Moreover, Miliband called for a quick settlement to Cyprus problem and stated that progress in Cyprus peace talks was also very important for relations between EU and NATO.