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What will not happen at the Turkey-EU Summit in Varna?

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Senior officials from Turkey and the EU will meet at a summit on March 26 at the term president Bulgaria’s resort city of Varna. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will lead a large delegation that will include Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, EU Minister Ömer Çelik, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekçi and Trade Minister Bülent Tüfenkçi.

The EU side will be represented by European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker along other senior officials from Brussels.

The latest meeting between the two sides in this format had taken place in May 2017, which resulted in launching a new era in bilateral ties so that a sort of normalization could be started through the revival of direct communication mechanisms.

Since then, there has been a visible mobilization between Ankara and Brussels through a number of important meetings in the fields of political dialogue, economy, trade and security.

In the meantime, reconciliation processes between Turkey and a score of prominent European countries, particularly Germany, have also had a positive impact in diffusing tension between the two parties.

Having cited these positive aspects, it is still hard to forecast what kind of results this summit will........

© Hürriyet Daily News