4 June 2012Funds which were provided by the EU for Turkey will reach 4.9 billion euro by the end of 2013.
According to EU Turkey Delegation, the amount of EU funds for Turkey has increased since 2005.
The EU funds revive regional cooperation, and contribute in reducing the poverty, while increasing the sustainable development.
EU funds for Turkey, which had been 50 million euro in 1996, rose to 782 million euro in 2011.
EU made the highest financial assistance in regional development area with 1.7 billion euro between 2007 and 2013.