Ankara said it welcomed the Council's Conclusions in general which praised Turkey's continued commitment to the negotiation process and the political reform agenda, regarding the recent constitutional reform package as an important step in line with the priorities of the Accession Partnership.
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They address a number of priorities of the Accession Partnership in the area of the judiciary, fundamental rights and public administration," said the progress report.
The Stabilization and Association Council noted that in the Enlargement Package of 2009, the European Commission recommended opening of membership negotiations based on the evaluation that the country successfully addressed the key priorities of the Accession Partnership, as well as the political criteria for EU membership.
As part of Turkey's movement towards membership, an Accession Partnership Accord document had been prepared by the EU.
Speaking after a meeting with foreign policy aides, PM Ecevit says the Accession Partnership Accord presented to Ankara by the European Commission the previous week "does not contain elements which Turkey will strain to fill".
While welcoming Turkey's continued commitment to the negotiation process and the political reform agenda, and regarding the constitutional reform package as an important step in line with the priorities of the Accession Partnership, the Council urged the Turkish government to prepare any future constitutional changes through the broadest possible consultation, involving all political parties and civil society in a timely manner and in a spirit of dialogue and compromise.
The Government is continuing its activities to meet the priorities of the accession partnership and the Copenhagen Criteria with a hope that the reform results and efforts will be properly valorized by the EU and a decision that Macedonian should begin membership negotiations by the end of this year will be taken," the announcement from the MFA says.