Commission staff working document. Turkey 2012 progress report accompanying the document Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council. Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2012-2013
Following the conclusions of the Luxembourg European Council in December 1997, the Commission has reported regularly to the Council and the Parliament. This report on progress made by Turkey in preparing for EU membership largely follows the same structure as in previous years. The report: briefly describes the relations between Turkey and the Union; analyses the situation in Turkey in terms of the political criteria for membership; analyses the situation in Turkey on the basis of the economic criteria for membership; reviews Turkey’s capacity to take on the obligations of membership, that is the acquis expressed in the Treaties, the secondary legislation and the policies of the Union
Number of pages94p.
COM(2012) 600 final
SWD (2012) 336 final