Wednesday, October 1, 2014

China Looks Forward to Free Trade Agreement with Turkey

Daily Sabah - 28.09.2014 

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Saturday as part of the on-going UN General Assembly meetings in New York.

As the ministers agreed on advancing bilateral ties between Turkey and China, Chinese minister said that a free trade agreement between the two countries can benefit both sides.

During the meeting, the Chinese delegation said they are looking forward to a visit by President Erdoğan to China while, the Turkish officials urged China to support Turkey as a temporary member of UN Security Council.

Both sides' ministers had focused on several issues including high speed rail projects in Turkey and cooperation in defence systems and nuclear energy.