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  Updated: 19/05/2019

Directorate for EU Affairs Brings Together EU Ambassadors and Syrians at the Fast Breaking Dinner

The activities of the Directorate for EU Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the occasion of 9 May Europe Day continue with a fast breaking dinner under the theme of "solidarity and sharing" with the participation of the EU ambassadors and the Syrians under temporary protection in Turkey.

Within the scope of the European Union Communication Strategy, the fast breaking dinner will be organized with the cooperation of the Directorate for EU Affairs, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), Altındağ Municipality and the Delegation of the European Union to Turkey at Ulucanlar Prison Museum at 19:30 on 20 May 2019. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı, Head of AFAD Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, Mayor of the Municipality of Altındağ Prof. Dr. Asım Balcı, Director General of Migration Management of the Ministry of Interior Abdullah Ayaz, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Turkey Ambassador Christian Berger, ambassadors of the EU Member States and Syrians under temporary protection in Turkey will participate in the Solidarity and Sharing Fast Breaking Dinner.

Underlining Turkey's role in the European dimension of the management of irregular migration, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı stated “Turkey hosts approximately 4.6 million foreigners, of which 3.6 million are Syrians, and is a country that provides protection to the largest population of foreigners in the world. Turkey, with its experience in the field of migration management and international protection, has an indispensable role in the management of the refugee crisis faced by the EU today.”

In the fast breaking dinner to be organized at the Woodshop Building of Ulucanlar Prison Museum, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı and ambassadors of the EU Member States will meet the Syrian families, particularly orphans, under temporary protection in Turkey, talk with the families and children.

The "solidarity and sharing" fast breaking dinner programme to be organized on the occasion of 9 May Europe Day is as follows.

Respectfully announced to the public.

 

"SOLIDARTY AND SHARING" FAST BREAKING DINNER PROGRAMME

 20 May 2019, 19:30, Monday

(Ulucanlar Prison Museum, Ulus, Ankara)

 

19:30-21:30              Solidarity and Sharing Fast Breaking Dinner

19:30-20.00              Opening Remarks

-Associate Professor Dr. Asım Balcı, Mayor of the Municipality of Altındağ

-Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, Head of AFAD

-Ambassador Christian Berger, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Turkey,

-Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs

 

20:07                          Fast Breaking Dinner, followed by meeting with Syrian families and children under temporary protection

 



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