On the nomination of Binali Yildirim as the new Prime Minister of Turkey: Joint statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn
EU News 176/2016
Mr Binali Yildirim was nominated as the new Prime Minister of Turkey today. We congratulate him for the nomination that comes at an important moment not only for Turkey, but also for the EU-Turkey relationship.
We look forward to continuing to work together on common regional and international challenges, and to further implement all aspects of our joint partnership, as agreed at the first EU-Turkey summit last November and in the EU-Turkey Statement from 18 March.
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