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Putin Says Free Trade Zone with Turkey Realizable Task

Posted December 02, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday a free trade zone with Turkey was quite a realizable task.

“It is not an easy task - to reach such level of trade relations, but this task is realizable,” Putin told a news conference after his talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Putin reminded that the current trade between Russia and Turkey was 33 billion U.S. dollars and there were plans to increase it up to 100 billion U.S. dollars. He said this was a subject of talks between the Russian and Turkish economic ministers. Read more here.