1/15/2010

In Moscow, Erdogan envisions USD 100 billion in bilateral trade ties

 

Dunya - Turkey and Russia could reach USD 100 billion in bilateral trade volume in four years, said Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reporters in Moscow, following a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

 

Accompanying Erdogan, Taner Yildiz, Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, signed a declaration on cooperating to establishing a nuclear power plant in Turkey, while Mehdi Eker, Turkey’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, signed a separate pact. The nuclear declaration has started a process which, if agreeable for both sides, could lead to a concrete deal. On the last day of a two-day visit to Moscow, Erdogan reiterated his proposal to end visa requirements between the two countries, and Putin said work on this issue has already begun.

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