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Turkish PM meets PM Joseph Muscat, discuss European perspective of Turkey

17 February 2017

First time ever a Turkish PM came on official visit to Malta


Economic affairs, the current situation in the Mediterranean and the European perspective of Turkey were top on the agenda of talks held between Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.


This is the first time that a Turkish Prime Minister is in Malta on an official visit.


While noting that Malta was always supportive of Turkey’s accession efforts to join the EU, the Turkish Prime Minister said he hopes that this will continue during the 2017 Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU. A joint press conference is under way.