Turkey's general election on 7 June took place with a record 86% turn out, a clear sign of strength of the Turkish democracy. The fact that all major political parties obtained representation in the new parliament is particularly important.
We look forward to hearing the OSCE/ODIHR's preliminary findings and conclusions.
Today, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, co-signed new regional funding for cooperation with representatives of regional organisations from West Africa, covering the time until 2020. The so-called Regional Indicative Programme under the 11th European Development Fund amounts to a total of €1.15 billion.
EU relations with the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and the four European Overseas Territories and Countries in the Pacific.