Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen discussed the steps aimed at enhancing the relations between Turkey and the European Union, Hurryet Daily News reports.

In a video conference, Erdogan and the EU official discussed the ways to develop relations between Turkey and the EU and addressed regional developments, Turkey’s Communications Directorate said in a statement.

სტატიის სრულიად წასაკითხად დააჭირეთ ქვემოთ მითითებულ ფოტოს

The EU is on the priority of Turkey’s agenda, Erdogan told von der Leyen, reiterating that Turkey sees its future in Europe.

He also pointed out the importance of resuming regular Turkey-EU summits and high-level dialogue meetings.

Turkey wants to open a new page in relations with the EU in the new year, Erdogan said, adding that the year 2020 could not be made enough use of due to the whims and artificial problems that some EU members produced, according to the statement.