Turkey expects fulfilment of promises made by EU - Erdogan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 1
Turkey is expecting fulfilment of the promises made by the EU, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Oct. 31 at a joint briefing with French President Francois Hollande in Paris, the Turkish agency Anadolu reported.
Erdogan said given the trade turnover between Turkey and France, and the economic relations in general, Turkey believes that France will be its greatest friend in the EU.
Turkish president, speaking of stagnation in the talks on Turkey's accession to the EU, said his country expects that the EU will fulfil its promises.
"I also hope France will keep its promises on this issue. Lately, the significance of Turkey's membership in the EU has become more obvious. Turkey is a state drawing attention to many problems and issues, particularly in the North Africa, Eastern Europe, the Islamic world and the Middle East," Erdogan said.
He went on to add that Turkey once warned about the events that are taking place in Iraq and Syria.