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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)
News article11 October 2021

Commissioner Johansson in Turkey


Today and tomorrow, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, will be in Ankara, Turkey. The Commissioner will co-chair the first EU-Turkey High-Level dialogue on Migration and Security with Minister of Interior, Süleyman Soylu. The dialogue follows the 24-25 June conclusions of the European Council where Leaders expressed the EU's readiness to engage with Turkey and discussed holding high-level dialogues with Turkey on issues of mutual interest. The EU-Turkey Statement, the situation in Afghanistan and migration and security matters affecting the EU and Turkey will be discussed. (For more information: Adalbert Jahnz - Tel.: +32 229 53156; Laura Bérard - Tel.: +32 229 55721; Ciara Bottomley - Tel.: +32 229 69971)


Publication date
11 October 2021