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Parliamentary question - E-002498/2017(ASW)Parliamentary question
E-002498/2017(ASW)

Answer given by Vice-President Mogherini on behalf of the Commission

On 23 March 2017, a senior official in the European External Action Service (EEAS) met with the Turkish Permanent Delegate to the EU to receive an explanation with regard to the comments by the President of Turkey concerning the safety of Europeans on the streets of the world.

The EEAS made clear its concerns for the security of Europeans in Turkey and elsewhere, as well as for that of the staff of the EU Delegation and of diplomatic missions of EU Member States in Ankara.