While in Ankara with official visit, Prime Minister of
Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman reached agreements with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to enhance economic cooperation between the two countries, in
particular to implement a number of projects.
Increasing of collaboration between the two States in trade
and economic sphere is viewed one of the key prerequisites for the successful
development of strategic partnership, noted the Head of Ukrainian Government.
In this regard, Volodymyr Groysman noted that the signing of
the Free Trade Agreement between Ukraine and Turkey on mutually beneficial
conditions would boost the trading process.
It is of the utmost importance to sign the renewed Agreement
on the avoidance of double taxation and an Agreement on reciprocal
protection of investment, stressed Volodymyr Groysman.
He also emphasized on the need to summon by the end of 2017
in Ankara the 11th meeting of the bilateral Intergovernmental Commission on
Moreover, the parties touched upon cooperation in the defense and aerospace industries.
Volodymyr Groysman noted that Ukraine has a closed-loop
production cycle of passenger and transport aircrafts. The experience of
production of aircraft An-148/158 may be used in the project of creation of a
Turkish medium range aircraft.
Minister of Ukraine called on the Turkish side to deepen cooperation in the
energy sector, in particular to attract Ukrainian companies to participate in
the construction and modernization of gas storage facilities.
of the talks was partnership in the transport sector. The top officials of the
two States agreed to expand the network of airline routes connecting the two
countries, including opening new flights from Ukraine to the tourist centers of
Antalya and Izmir.