5/22/2009

Slovenian President: We strongly support Turkey's EU membership

Haber Turk - Slovenian President Danilo Turk said on Thursday that his country will strongly and continuously support Turkey's European Union (EU) membership. Speaking at the Turkey-Slovenia Business Forum meeting in Istanbul, Turk said Istanbul has a promising future with respect to commerce. "Turkey and Slovenia have recently started to improve their ties. Turkey strongly supported Slovenia's membership of the United Nations and NATO. We can never forget Turkey's support and want to give certain things in return. Slovenia will strongly support Turkey's EU membership," said Turk. Turk said Slovenia is currently a medium economic power in the EU and added that they want to become one of the most developed countries in the EU. “We want to promote our relations with Turkey, which is a super power with regard to tourism. Every year, the number of Slovenian tourists visiting Turkey increases," Turk stressed.