President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared his intention to have his country’s bilateral trade with Ukraine grow to the level of $10 billion per year, an UNIAN correspondent reported from Erdogan’s joint press conference with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv Monday.
"In 2015, Mr. Poroshenko and I announced our goal - to double, to triple by 2023 our trade turnover in order to reach a serious figure," Erdogan said.
"And today, taking into account the recent events, we decided to take our trade turnover to the tune of $10 billion as soon as possible," he said.
Poroshenko-Erdogan talks extend to 3 hours"We must work very hard to bring the turnover to the desired level," the Turkish president said.
As reported earlier, Ukraine and Turkey agreed on the abolition of double taxation.