Turkey's EU Minister Egemen Bağış sets for European tour
ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
Turkish EU Minister Egemen Bağış is expected to visit Brussels today to discuss Turkey-EU relations.
Bağış will hold meetings with EU Commission members, including EU Commissioner for Enlargement Stefan Füle, and will discuss the “positive agenda” between Turkey and the European Union.
Füle mentioned “positive agenda” between Turkey and the EU after the 2011 Progress Report for Turkey had been announced. Bağış will give a conference on “Turkey in Europe” in Brussels where he is expected to extend holiday greetings with NGOs and press members in Brussels, then travel to Latvia and Estonia for bilateral talks.
Bağış will give another conference in Latvia University on Turkey’s EU membership process. He will be received by Latvian President Andris Berzins and meet Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics to thank Latvia for its support of Turkey’s EU membership process. Bağış will then proceed to Estonia to meet Prime Minister Andrus Ansip and Foreign Minister Urmas Paet to discuss Turkey-EU relations.