By starting accession negotiations with Turkey, the EU has be come a stakeholder in the continuation of the political, economic and social transformation of this country. The negotiation process will inevitably contribute to blurring the lines between domestic and European matters in Turkey. This will be a sign that Turkey’s political developments are gradually forming part of the European scene. It is further proof that the destinies of the EU and Turkey are converging. Be confident that, if Turkey works well, in harmony and with the participation and support of all its citizens, then the EU will be glad to have you as a member which strengthens our common house.
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