Russian, Turkish economy ministers to mull trade, economic cooperation

25 July 2016 15:43 (UTC+04:00)

Russia’s Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev will meet with his Turkish counterpart Nihat Zeybekci on July 26, RIA Novosti reported July 25 citing the press service of Russia’s Economic Development Ministry.

“It is planned to discuss bilateral trade and economic cooperation,” said the report.

It was previously reported that a delegation of Turkish government led by the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli will visit Moscow on July 26-27.

A separate energy dialogue with the participation of Turkish Energy Ministry’s representatives and Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak is likely to be held within the negotiations.

Meanwhile, Russia’s First Deputy Minister of Economic Development Alexey Likhachev told reporters that the ministry is really preparing for such negotiations, as it received instructions from the Russian government to prepare a meeting for July 26-27 both at governmental level and at the level of Economic Development Ministry and the intergovernmental commission.

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