Turkey (8 December 2020)


Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, spoke by phone on December 8 with his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, at the latter’s request.

This conversation allowed them to address various matters relating to bilateral relations and Turkey’s relations with the EU following events over the last few weeks. In this context, the minister reiterated the French and European demands for clarification - a prerequisite for the resumption of constructive relations between Turkey and the EU -, on the eve of the European Council on December 10 and 11