Turkey hopes to expand trade cooperation with China

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in fotomancer of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu. Archival photoTurkey hopes to expand trade cooperation with China© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Turkey hopes to expand cooperation with China in trade, energy and the fight against terrorism, said foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu at a meeting with foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in new York.

«Turkey attaches great importance to relations with China, hopes to expand practical cooperation with China in various fields including economy, trade, energy and counter-terrorism», — said the Turkish Minister, whose words are given on the website of the foreign Ministry of the PRC.

According to him, Turkey appreciates the fair and balanced position in international Affairs, ready to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries in multilateral formats.

Van And, in turn, noted that China supports Ankara in efforts to ensure national stability and development, is willing to maintain contacts with Turkey at all levels to strengthen mutual understanding and promote mutually beneficial cooperation.

«In the present circumstances, the parties should strengthen coordination and cooperation in international Affairs, make joint efforts to protect multilateralism, international system and international rules, to work to ensure the legitimate rights and interests of emerging economies and developing countries,» said Wang Yi