Hungary backs Turkey’s EU membership

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Energy cooperation, trade volume and EU membership topped a high-level meeting on Monday between Hungary and Turkey’s foreign ministers in Ankara.

During a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart, Hungary’s Peter Szijjarto said: “I would like to stress that we look to Turkey as an important partner of the EU and Hungary. We support all kinds of negotiations and talks between Turkey and the EU.”

Stating that the EU has lost significant part of its competitiveness during the last years, Szijjarto said: “We think that in order to regain competitiveness, we have to work together very closely with those countries and regions of the world which are emerging rapidly and which produce significant economic growth.”

Szijjarto added that Turkey was one of these countries…