August 29, 2018 / 1:48 PM / a year ago

Turkey to prioritize EU reforms, expects to see results: foreign minister

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu looks on during a news conference in Moscow, Russia August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will prioritize reforms linked to its European Union accession process in the coming period and expects to see results from its efforts, including on the issue of visa liberalization, its foreign minister said.

Mevlut Cavusoglu told a news conference that Turkey will work on accelerating political reforms, focusing on the judiciary, freedoms and fundamental rights.

Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic Evans

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