ENC In-Depth Podcast (Turkey Series): Amb. perspectives ahead of the EU-Turkey high level dialogue meetings

As December will be a high point of the year in Turkey-EU relations, with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek meeting with Jyrki Katainen, the European Commission’s Vice President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness. ENC invited Ambassador Christian Berger, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Turkey and Ambassador Selim Yenel, Undersecretary of the Turkish Ministry for EU Affairs and previous Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Turkey to the European Union, to review the events of 2017 in the EU-Turkish relations, from the constitutional referendum to the Dutch and German elections.

Moderated by Samuel Doveri Vesterbye, Director of the European Neighbourhood Council, our distinguished guests discussed about the current state of the EU-Turkey relationship through different topics, including cooperation, Customs Union, cultural diplomacy and terrorism.

The In-Depth discussion is part of ENC’s Turkey Series of podcast meetings dedicated to developments in Turkey in the fields of Security, Foreign Policy, Economy, Democracy and Education.