Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan said Tuesday that they were pleased with the interest the South Korean government showed in the T-129 Atak helicopters.
Caglayan met with South Korean Minister of Knowledge Economy Hong Suk-Woo in Seoul on Tuesday.
Speaking to reporters while meeting Suk-Woo, Caglayan said that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea would be signed in Turkey by the end of June.
We are ready to cooperate with South Korea with the FTA, Caglayan stressed.
The new incentive system to be announced in Turkey would attract South Korean companies to Turkey. We are pleased by the interest the South Korean government has shown in T-129 Atak helicopters. Cooperation in the defense industry would positively affect commercial relations between our two countries, Caglayan noted.
We pay high importance to the participation of South Korean firms in a meeting of the Investment Advisory Council to be held in May under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Caglayan underlined.
Minister Suk-Woo said that South Korean businesspeople would make use of the opportunities that the Turkish market offers so that bilateral trade takes place in a more balanced fashion.
Turkey’s army has shelled Kurdish targets near the city of Azaz in northwest Syria
The Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that no firm decision has been made regarding Turkish ground troops in Syria.
PKK terrorist group's Syrian affiliate, Democratic Union Party (PYD), carries out ethnic cleansing and commits war crime, Turkish PM Davutoglu says
Fair to host around 50 writers and publishing houses from 25 countries including Syria, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Kuwait
Attendees included Nobel peace prize winner Tawakkol Karman, prominent Egyptian opposition leader Ayman Nour and Turkey-based Syrian interim government PM Ahmad Touma
Speaking at southern border crossing Deputy PM Akdogan says all 35,000 Syrian refugees accepted into Turkey are being cared for
Mevlut Cavusoglu strikes note of caution amid reports of proposed cessation of hostilities in Syria
The building collapsed in a street close to Istanbul's pedestrian Istiklal Avenue, a main shopping district, leaving piles of rubble
'What is important now is embracing this opportunity, stopping the airstrikes, ceasing targeting civilians and providing humanitarian access,' Turkish foreign minister says
AFAD figures suggest Turkish aid to Syrian refugees dwarfs that of international organizations
'The operations in Cizre have been successfully completed as of today,' interior minister says
Turkish president has criticized UN and EU over refugee issue
Two suspects are accused of smuggling refugees and causing the deaths of five people, including three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, his five-year-old elder brother Galip and his mother Rihan
Attackers targeted pro-AK Party dailies Yeni Safak and Yeni Akit with Molotov cocktails and guns
Ahmet Davutoglu calls on international community not to pin its 'inability' on Turkey
"I find it hypocritical that some circles are telling Turkey to 'open your borders' while at the same time failing to tell Russia 'enough is enough'," Davutoglu says