Paylaş | 05 February 2020

The Delegation of the Turkish Constitutional Court attended the opening ceremony of the judicial year of the ECHR

President of the Constitutional Court Mr. Zühtü Arslan and the accompanying delegation rendered a visit to France on 30-31 January 2020 on the occasion of the official opening of the judicial year of the ECHR.

The Constitutional Court delegation accompanying President Mr. Arslan was comprised of Vice-Presidents Mr. Hasan Tahsin Gökcan and Mr. Recep Kömürcü, Justice Mr. Selahaddin Menteş and the Chief Rapporteur-Judges.  

President Mr. Arslan and the accompanying delegation first held a meeting with the President of the Constitutional Council of France Mr. Laurent Fabius. During the meeting, the parties agreed on the enhancement of relations and cooperation between the Turkish Constitutional Court and the French Constitutional Council.   

President Mr. Arslan then had a meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić. During the meeting, an emphasis was placed on the ongoing cooperation between these two institutions. President Mr. Arslan also paid a visit to ECHR Judge Ms. Saadet Yüksel and reiterated his sincere wishes for her success.

The Constitutional Court delegation held negotiations with the President and judges of the Second Section of the ECHR as well as the Turkish jurists.