Tuesday

17th Jan 2017

Ticker

EP chief and EU commissioner in Turkey visit

The president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz and EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos are on an official visit in Ankara. Both are set to meet Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Their visits will be followed next week by the EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and the EU's enlargement commissioner, Johannes Hahn. Turkey had earlier complained that EU officials did not show solidarity after the failed coup in July.

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