Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu supports Turkey’s bid to join the European Union. In a briefing session given by Kader Sevinç, CHP EU Representative in Brussels, on the recent developments in EU-Turkey relations, Mr. Kılıçdaroğlu expressed the CHP’s strong support for Turkey’s membership to the EU, while stressing that a considerable and ambitious effort needs to be made in order to ensure a better communication with the EU institutions and capitals.
Mr.Kılıçdaroğlu said “the mission of CHP EU Office in Brussels is of great importance to the CHP’s EU policy in this regard.”
In his speech in the Congress, Mr. Kılıçdaroğlu criticized the EU for having stalled the Turkey’s membership for years. He stressed that when coming into power, the CHP would seek a firm date for full membership. Mr. Kılıçdaroğlu also drew attention to the growing economic potential in Turkey’s relations with Russia, India and China.