"We hope that this summit will open a new door, the relationship will gain a new acceleration", he said.During the summit, several matters relating to Turkey-EU relations, economy, counterterrorism, foreign policy, Palestine, the Balkans, Syria, Iraq and Libya will be discussed. We welcome positive progress in recent months with some of our Member States, but still have serious concerns about inter alia recent Turkish actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea as well as the detention of European Union citizens.
And Juncker raised the issue of the Greek soldiers during the press conference, saying they had confidence in the Turkish side "to solve that in the best way".
So far this incentive has not been realised and Erdogan stressed the issue during the talks.
Tusk also made a point of saying that "while our relationship is going through hard times, in areas where we do cooperate, we cooperate well", and Brussels is not about to underestimate Turkey's potential importance in helping to stem the turmoil spreading across the Middle East and in addressing geopolitical difficulties posed in relations with Russian Federation and Iran. "Bulgaria is a member state, while Turkey is not", Aleksandar Marinov said.
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