Turkey calls for economic unity with Serbia, Bosnia

Turkey, Serbia & Bosnia agree on economic action plan for 2016-2018

Turkey calls for economic unity with Serbia, Bosnia

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci on Monday called for more economic cooperation between Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Turkey.

"If Turkey, Serbia and Bosnia unite with a free trade agreement, it can become the most comprehensive and liberal agreement in the region," said Zeybekci.

Turkey, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina signed a Medium Term (2016-2018) Program and Action Plan in the Serbian capital Belgrade on Monday.

The ceremony was attended by  Zeybekci, Serbian Minister of Foreign and Domestic Trade Rasim Ljajic and Bosnian Foreign Trade and Economy Minister Mirko Sarovic.

According to the deal signed Monday, a council of representatives from the three countries will be established and they will hold meetings every month to discuss further economic cooperation.

Meanwhile, Serbia's Rasim Ljajic said trade with Turkey had increased considerably.

"We believe that the trade volume of Turkey and Serbia will reach a record number in this year, in effect $1 billion," said Ljajic.

Last Mod: 19 Ekim 2015, 16:04
Add Comment