Turkish Vice President Yilmaz met with Deputy Prime Minister of Great Britain Dauden

Turkish Vice President Jewdad Yilmaz, as part of his visit to the UK in London, met with Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dauden.

He stated that during a meeting with Dauden they discussed trade and economic relations, bilateral and regional issues.

Speaking after the meeting, Yilmaz noted: “We appreciated our trade and economic relations. As you know, after Brexit we have concluded an agreement on free trade (FTA). Now we want to continue this agreement, deepen it and expand its framework . In this sense, negotiations continue in a positive channel. We had the opportunity to evaluate political issues and regional problems. “

Vice President emphasized the importance of maintaining a dialogue and high-level relations in all areas: “In this sense, our negotiations and contacts continue at all levels. This supports the initiatives that will benefit both countries.”

explaining that projects were discussed in many areas, from defense industry to energy, Yilmaz added that he would also meet with investors as part of his contacts in the UK.

emphasizing the importance of direct international investments, he said: “The UK invested more than $ 13 billion in Turkey. Turkish companies also have investments in the UK. We want to raise them to a higher level. As for trade, we hope that this For a year, it will exceed $ 20 billion. Last year, the turnover reached $ 19 billion. “

Paying that last year Turkey accepted more than 3 million tourists from the UK, he expressed confidence that this year even more British tourists are expected.

Dzhevdet Yilmaz added that certain steps will be taken during the negotiations and common goals are achieved.