In his speech at the Reform Action Group Meeting, President Erdogan said, leri The attempts to close the European Union into a narrow pattern can only be thwarted by the participation of countries that have kept different identities and different faiths and cultures in peace within us for centuries. The claim represents a founding values of the European Union, which Turkey is taking place as a full member is doomed to remain in the air, "he said.
The Reform Action Group convened under the presidency of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Complex. President Erdogan delivered a speech at the opening of the meeting.
President Erdogan, who wished for a successful and productive meeting on May 9th Europe Day, said that anda Europe Day ab is also an important opportunity to discuss the problems of the European Union and to draw a general photograph of the European Union.
President Erdogan stated that the European Union was gradually transformed into a model of political integration; He said that he is a source of inspiration for many countries by blending the founding values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law with economic and social development.
"DISPOSAL OF TURKEY'S EUROPEAN FAMILY WORKING OUTSIDE the stubbornness, our INSISTED WAY WE CONTINUE"
A "peace project in Turkey" as was then called the European Economic Community input for that reminds you apply for partnership on July 31, 1959 President Erdogan, Turkey's his full 60 years of the European Union to the struggle of becoming a full member, exposed in this time despite all the double standards that remain stressed that Turkey give up this way.
President Erdogan, Turkey's strategic target of the European Union for full membership every effort to show his best and to show, "What we face in the process unfair nor intimidation tactics against our country Praise did not affect our full membership commitment. We are the same point today, 60 years ago. Turkey as a "European family of 'stubbornness employees to take out, we continue our way in a persistent way," he said.
European Union institutions their own ambitions, prejudices, we will certainly not succumb to those who abused for small accounts "Erdogan President uses the phrase, the words continued as follows:" The European Union needs to Turkey, Turkey has more than it needs the European Union. Without our country, it is not possible for the European Union to successfully combat existential threats, such as anti-Islamism, cultural racism, discrimination and anti-immigration, which undermine the founding values. Attempts to close the European Union into a narrow pattern can only be thwarted by the participation of countries that have experienced different identities, different beliefs and cultures in peace for centuries. The claim represents a founding values of the European Union, which Turkey is taking place as a full member is doomed to remain in the air. We hope that our European interlocutors will leave their ideological prejudices and approach the issue within the framework of justice and fairness. putting an end to discriminatory and exclusionary policy towards Turkey, with a vision of long-term, win-win process, we expect to advance in understanding. "
"They could not UNDERSTAND THE STRUGGLE AGAINST TURKEY'S TERRORIST ORGANIZATION GIVEN unrelenting"
President Erdogan pointed out that he chaired the Reform Action Group meeting for the first time, and made a comprehensive assessment of relations with the European Union at the meeting, noting that the road map for the next period would be determined.
which he emphasized that the fight against terrorist organizations, especially Feton of Turkey's priorities in the last two years of President Erdogan, after July 15 coup attempt by declaring a state of emergency, they take important measures, but not enough solidarity of the member states and institutions of the European Union underlined that they see.
European Union countries, with the patronage of escaping Feton militants from Turkey democracy to protect the soldiers of the coup, law, friendship never draws attention they at incompatible steps President Erdogan, "Turkey's failed relentless struggle or comprehend given against terrorist organizations were either ignored or made the target of criticism . We have witnessed the embarrassing views that the photos of the terrorists adorned the walls of the European Parliament. Our relations, which have already followed a bumpy course, have received more severe injuries because of this insincere attitude of Europe Zaten.
President Erdogan recalled that after the implementation of the state of emergency, the OHAL Transactions Commission was established. The remaining 55 thousand files are currently under review ise shared the knowledge.
WE WILL WEAR THE POLICIES TO IMPROVE DEMOCRACY QUALITY
Feton and continued to fight against terrorism, especially the PKK, Turkey's democratic quality will focus on policies that will raise the highlight of President Erdogan Presidential Government's decision-making system and that speeds up the application process, he told of reforms more quickly and effectively owned the implementation possibilities.
President Erdogan said that the reforms that would put the economy at a standstill and gave more confidence to the international investors should be given more weight to the structural reforms that would strengthen the economy. Today we act with the same understanding. Developing the fundamental rights and freedoms of our citizens is a key priority for us. As mentioned earlier, the steps to be taken in this direction, if necessary, not in Copenhagen, 'Ankara Criteria' and we will continue on the road, '' he said.
President Erdogan emphasized that the most important structural reforms were the steps to be taken in the judicial sector and that they re-commissioned the Justice Academy in this process.
WE HAVE COMPLETED 66 OF 72 CRITERIA FOR THE VISA FREEDOM PROCESS
President Erdogan said, kazandir If we share the Judicial Reform Strategy with the public and implement the reforms here quickly, we will give a positive message to the markets and prepare an environment that will accelerate the investments. In the coming period, we should focus on areas where we will have kazanimi in Turkey-European Union relations. The first of these is to provide visa liberalization for our citizens and to update the Customs Union vize.
Turkey's EU visa liberalization with other countries comparison found that expresses President Erdogan at a level that even that can not be considered to provide, in the process of visa liberalization, the completion of 66 out of 72 criteria, the remaining six criteria regarding the steps to be taken as soon as possible by throwing in freedom visas of the European Union he said he would see how sincere he was.
Mr. Erdogan added that the effect of visa liberalization should be comprehensively analyzed.
President Erdogan, effectively stating that execution in the field of migration relations with the European Union March 18, Reconciliation of what continued to implement in good faith, that Turkey acted with pacta sunt servanda in this regard, the European Union, he added the words that you need to move in this direction.
WE HAVE TO RETURN THE IMPROVED SYRUP WELDED IMMIGRANT MASS OVER THE WORST
European burden-sharing point in its promises to Turkey that fully fulfill Turkey's Syria-induced irregular migration burden he had to handle moderate all alone, more than 3.6 million Syrians, including more than 4 million refugees voicing hosted President Erdogan, Oz Even as the migration flows to our country continue to grow, our security forces continue to struggle with irregular migration. We continue to effectively protect the security of our eastern and western borders. In this case, border security, not only in Turkey, but all is a sign that we consider as Europe's security, "he said.
President Erdogan, pointing to the importance of upgrading the Customs Union, this update not only in Turkey, stating that the benefit of the European Union, "foreign policy with the European Union in line with our interests are, transport, energy, economy, security, combating terrorism we must maintain high-level dialogue and make the peaks regular. Turkey officially in Helsinki on the 20th anniversary of the proclamation of candidates, the Helsinki spirit we should give priority to work to revive, "he said.
EU MEMBERSHIP IS UNDERSTANDING AT AN EFFICIENT OUT OF EFFICIENCY OF EACH TWO SIDES
"What do we bow to print in full membership negotiations with the European Union, nor will you let someone take their outside us mattresses," said President Erdogan of Turkey in the issue of the survival reported that they would continue efforts show the necessary sensitivity.
President Erdogan, expressing the EU membership, but both sides of the equation that would be meaningful in a win-win, "No one will ultimately lost to Turkey can be forced to accept an equation to be harmful. Our attitude in the face of such an indictment will always be to observe the interests of our country and our nation. For us, nothing from Turkey, the Turkish nation's future, more important than the survival of our country, is more important, "he said.
Source: Presidential Office of the Republic of Turkey