Turkish State Minister and chief negotiator for the European Union talks Egemen Bagis left for Croatia on a state visit.
Bagis is set to attend the "Croatia Summit" in Dubrovnik.
During his two-day stay in Croatia, Bagis will also hold a series of bilateral talks with the participating ministers.
Croatian government will host the fifth international conference of senior European and North American leaders and key opinion makers "Croatia Summit 2010 ? South East Europe Facing Global Challenges", in Dubrovnik, on July 9-10.
The Croatia Summit is an annual international conference held in Dubrovnik, since 2006, which serves as a forum for dialogue between political leaders, and focuses especially on the integration of the South East Europe region into European and transatlantic cooperation structures.
The theme of this year's conference will highlight issues such as economic governance, global security, transatlantic relations, the challenges and strains that the countries of South East Europe are exposed to due to the global economic crisis.