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EU must work with Turkey for international, regional stability: Turkish FM

Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with EU's Josep Borrell in New York

Servet Günerigök   | 24.09.2021
EU must work with Turkey for international, regional stability: Turkish FM Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R2) meets High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell (L2) in New York, United States on September 23, 2021. ( Fatih Aktaş - Anadolu Agency )

WASHINGTON

The European Union must work with Turkey for the stability of the region and beyond, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday.

In a tweet, the top diplomat said he met with Josep Borrell, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

"Discussed w/#EU High Representative @JosepBorrellF #Afghanistan, #EasternMediterranean & relations w/EU. EU must cooperate w/Turkey for international & regional stability," said Cavusoglu.

Borrell echoed his sentiments.

"Good to see @MevlutCavusoglu in the sidelines of #UNGA. We discussed EU - Turkey relations, the Cyprus issue, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and #Afghanistan. Close cooperation and coordination is key," he said on Twitter.

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