2016 (EN)

President Capasso partecipated a closed-door meeting in Istanbul with 30 Euro-Arab intellectuals to analyse and discuss the possible role of Turkey in Europe.
On 3 September 2005, during his visit to the Fondazione Mediterraneo in Naples, President Erdogan, accompanied by some ministers, discussed with the Fondazione Mediterraneo on what basis Turkey could then join the European Union.
Few of those listed on that day have been implemented by the Turkish Government in these 10 years with serious repercussions for everyone.
Capasso recalled that meeting in Istanbul and received the agreement of the interlocutors from various countries.
“I would have preferred to remain silent and witness Turkey's renewal in the field of democracy and human rights,"said Capasso at the close of the meeting.