A high-level French diplomat posted in Turkey said on Tuesday that France was a strategic partner of Turkey.
Meeting the governor of the northwestern province of Edirne Mustafa Buyuk, French ambassador to Ankara Bernard Emie said France attached great importance to its relations with Turkey.
Emie also said that there were currently more than 300 French companies operating in Turkey and the trade volume between the two countries exceeded 10 billion USD.
During the meeting, governor Buyuk said that he is optimistic that the good relations and the strategic partnership between Turkey and France would go on.
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