President Ivan Gasparovic of Slovakia said on Monday that Slovakia would keep supporting Turkey's full EU membership.

Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Gasparovic held a joint press conference in Bratislava.

Gasparovic said EU did not have status such as limited (privileged) partnership, and Turkey would become a full member of the EU when it fulfilled the conditions.

Replying to a question, he said the latest progress report released by the European Commission was "positive" and the report confirmed that Turkey fulfilled its task.

Turkey's accession would enrich the EU, Gasparovic said.

Slovakian President Gasparovic said that Gul and he held fruitful talks and discussed developments and cooperation in the sector of energy.

Turkey and Slovakia would keep assisting each other on the international platform, he added.