Turkey and Ukraine agreed to have signed the free trade agreement by the year’s end.
“At the 7th meeting of the strategic council we decided to have completed the work on signing of the free trade agreement by the year’s end. We believe that we will be able to achieve our goal – balance of trade at $10 billion – thanks to this agreement,” President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at the press conference upon the strategic council’s meeting.
He pointed out that Turkey developed the relations with Ukraine at the level of strategic partnership and underscored the importance of the reform process in Ukraine for the entire region.
“We follow the process of reforms in Ukraine. Not only Ukraine but also all the countries of the region will benefit from success in this process,” Erdogan said. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)