Turkey is a member of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (Euromed) and, as such, should conclude free trade agreements with all other Mediterranean partners in order to create a Euro-Mediterranean free trade area. The Ankara Agreement of 12.09.1963 (OJ L 347, 12.9.1963, p. 217, 29.12.1964) and its Additional Protocol of 23.11.1970 (OJ L 137, 23.11.1970). 293, 29.12.1972) lay down the scope and content of association relations, while the final stage of the customs union, in Decision 1/95 of the Association Council of 22.12.1995 (OJ L 347, 22.12.1995, p. 1). (35) of 13.2.1996). The EU and Turkey meet regularly to discuss issues and best practices in the implementation of the agreement. The committees meet regularly. The EU countries studied, such as Spain, Poland, Italy, Greece, France and Germany, have a great economic interest in deepening the somewhat obsolete 1995 trade agreement.
Posted Oct 12th, 2021