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Press Release Regarding The 47th Meeting Of The Turkey-eu Association Council , 18.05.2009

The 47th session of the Association Council, the highest decision-making body between Turkey and the EU, will meet in Brussels on May 19 2009.

The latest developments in Turkey-EU accession negotiations and the reform process will be discussed at the meeting, which will be held under the chairmanship of the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr Ahmet Davutoğlu and with the participation of the Minister of State and Chief Negotiator H.E. Mr Egemen Bağış.

Moreover, issues related to the functioning of the Turkey-EU Customs Union, Turkey’s alignment to the acquis and financial cooperation will also be reviewed.