Belarus and Turkey plan to raise trade to half a hundred billion dollars

17 April 2019

This goal was set on the eve by the leaders of the two states during a big negotiation day in Ankara. Alexander Lukashenko and Recep Tayyip Erdogan talked in the White Palace, the residence of the President of Turkey. During the ceremony, the orchestra performed the anthems of Belarus and Turkey.

The Presidents discussed the relevant issues both in a narrow format and in an expanded format with the participation of delegations. Also agreements and documents were signed to provide for the additional conditions for the development of Belarusian-Turkish relations in many areas. Alexander Lukashenko noted that the current level of partnership allows to set the most ambitious goals.

Also a meeting of business circles of both countries took place. The total amount of agreements reached at the business forum is estimated at 325 million dollars.