Ankara Agreement

Turkey, UK to hold talks on post-Brexit trade, Ankara Agreement valid for 2020: British ambassador

The Ankara Agreement and Customs Union with Turkey will continue during the Brexit transition period of 2020, and the two countries will work to sign a bilateral free trade agreement to be put into effect as of Jan. 1, 2021, British Ambassador to Ankara Sir Dominick Chilcott said on Feb. 7.

Turkey, EU mark a new beginning

In Turkey?s long and unending journey to full membership in the European Union, its entrance to the Customs Union in 1996 has an important and strategic place. Turkey has been and is still the only candidate that signed the Customs Union deal with the EU, even much before it could begin full membership negotiations.