Brussels, Belgium – German Chancellor Merkel said: “Arms exports to Turkey should be discussed in the context of NATO. We asked the EU High Representative to write a report on our cooperation with Turkey until the next summit,” she said.

French President Macron said: “the EU is open to dialogue with Turkey. New sanctions on Turkey will show that the EU will no longer accept actions that destabilize its orbit,” he said.

After the European Union (EU) Leaders ‘ Summit held in Brussels on December 10-11, 2020, the leaders delivered statements about Turkey.

“We have asked the EU High Representative to prepare a report on our cooperation with Turkey by the time of the next summit in March, “German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement. “We have agreed on the evaluation of arms sales to Turkey within NATO,” Merkel said.

French President Emmanuel Macron said: “the European Union keeps the door open for dialogue with Turkey.”, Macron made a statement.

Meanwhile, European Council President Charles Michel said they were ready to cooperate more with Turkey to combat migration. “We want to have a responsible cooperation with Turkey,” Michel said.