Federica Mogherini met with HDP co-chair Demirtaş of Turkey

Bruxelles, 15/06/2016 - 00:00, UNIQUE ID: 160615_06
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High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini met today Mr Selahattin Demirtaş, co-chair of the HDP party of Turkey, to discuss a broad number of issues related to the relationship between Turkey and the European Union.

These included the recent decision of the Turkish Parliament to permit the lifting of parliamentary immunity from prosecution for a large number of Members of Parliament, the situation in the south east of Turkey and the implementation of EU-Turkey Statement of 18 March, including accession negotiations and visa liberalisation process.