In a written statement made by the Press Center of Prime Ministry, it is announced that AK Party Vice Chairman and Istanbul Deputy Egemen Bagis is appointed as the Minister for EU Affairs.
Bagis mentioned that "It's a great honor to take over the responsibility of Turkey's EU membership negotiations, which Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan classified as the most important modernization project after the declaration of the Republic". "I will try my best to deserve the trust of our Prime Minister.", Bagis underlined.
Believing in the importance of this project for Turkey, Bagis indicated that he will need support from every citizen of the Republic of Turkey and Turkey's Euoropean allies. He added that he will do his best for the philosophy of " WE SHALL NOT STOP, BUT KEEP GOING ", in the interest of a more modern, more democratic, and more prosperous Turkey.
Bagis learned his appointment when he was in Rabat, the capital of Morrocco, representing the AK Party for the general Assembly of Morocco Independence Party.