Take Turkey into EU’s family photo: Turkish minister

Ankara has called on the EU to “make visible” the dialogue between Ankara and Brussels, by inviting Turkish leaders to EU meetings and taking them into EU family photographs.

The union should “find practical formulas to invite Turkish leaders to EU meetings to take part in family photos of the union in a way visible to the public,” Turkish EU Minister Volkan Bozkır said on Dec. 8.

The call came at a joint press conference with visiting Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy; Johannes Hahn, the EU Commissioner Responsible for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations; and Christos Stylianides, the EU Commissioner Responsible for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management.

The high-ranking EU delegation also had talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu…