BDP Demirtaş met EU Commissioner Füle

ANF – Brussels 29.05.2013 – Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy, has met co-chair of the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) Selahattin Demirtaş in Brussels on Tuesday.

Füle and Demirtaş talked about the recent political developments in Turkey. Talks included the process launched by Kurdish leader Abdulla Ocalan, the drafting of a new constitution.

“I reiterated our decisive support for the peace process” said Füle after the meeting. “I stressed once more that the EU stands ready to assist, including through the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA), in turning the eventual peace deal into opportunity for the whole South East of the country.” He also underlined that “the BDP is an important and constructive stakeholder in the peace process and in the continuation of reforms.”